[MPlayer-dev-eng] What is autosync being used for in practice?
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Sep 22 01:32:15 CEST 2004
On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 10:48:38PM +0100, Ed Wildgoose wrote:
> Besides audio drivers which don't give us accurate free space
> information, what else is the -autosync option trying to achieve?
> Sorry if this sounds like a really obvious question, but I'm
> investigating some ideas to overcome the audio driver clock problem and
> not sure how much this overlaps with the autosync intentions...
i find that the non-autosync code (very stupidly) overcompensates
whenever A-V desyncs from slow cpu, and makes A-V go negative for
several seconds afterwards, sometimes up to 10 or 15 seconds! so i use
-autosync to prevent this...
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