[MPlayer-DOCS] Re: CVS: main/DOCS/man/en mplayer.1,1.1019,1.1020

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Jun 21 07:30:23 CEST 2005

On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 11:24:07PM +0200, Tobias Diedrich wrote:
> Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> > > +.B vrc_init_occupancy=<0.0\-1.0>
> > > +initial buffer occupancy, as a fraction of vrc_buf_size (default: 0.9)
> > 
> > I find this description fairly terse. 
> > You had that on your patch: "rids the first few encoded frames of
> > their blockyness", but I somehow can't find a good way to explain why
> > you'd like to play with that parameter... For example, why would you
> > like to reduce it? I understand fairly well that increasing it always
> > helps against the first bad black blocs, but other that that... :-(
> I'd agree, that you probably don't want to change it.
> The patch "rids the first few encoded frames of their blockyness"
> because the old default was 0.
> I took the description from the x264enc section, which already had a
> 'vbv_init' parameter.
> How about "This tells the encoder how much data the player will
> prefetch into its vbv-buffer, before it starts playing"?

AFAIK that's not what it does..


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