[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [PATCH] Seek in http-streams

Alban Bedel albeu at free.fr
Wed Mar 17 16:31:47 CET 2004

Hi Valentine Zaretsky,

on Mon, 23 Feb 2004 23:27:08 +0200 you wrote:

> Eviv is right, all this odd behaviour is related to strange setting of 
> STREAM_SEEK_FW flag and seek_forward callback for stdin, which is not 
> normally seekable indeed in any direction!

stdin is seekable forward, read and drop :) This allow forward seeking when
reading from pipe with format like mpeg. However (at least before all these
changes i missed) some other silly stuff prevented it to work correctly
(in dewuxer or cache dunno anymore).

> 2Albeu: Maybe we have to change these very strange lines in 
> libmpdemux/stream_file.c ?

I don't think. At least thise code do what i itended: allow forward
seeking when reading from pipe.


Everything is controlled by a small evil group
to which, unfortunately, no one we know belongs.

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