[MPlayer-dev-eng] Delayed Packets

Rohit Kapoor rohitk at CS.UCLA.EDU
Thu May 8 02:16:29 CEST 2003


Thanks for the reply.

> There is a cache - it will fill up a buffer to a preset level and than
> playing, with the hope that there will always be packets to play in that
> cache buffer. You can set the size of the cache with -cache 193284519873
> and it will start playing when it is filled up to 20% (iirc).

This is like a playout buffer, right? So, supposing that a number of packets
get delayed so that the buffer gets empty, and still packets keep getting
delayed, what happens to these delayed packets? Do they get dropped if they
dont reach in time for them to be played by the MPlayer?


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