[MPlayer-users] Feature Request: LivePause/Timeshift

Steffen Barszus st_barszus at gmx.de
Mon May 12 12:35:01 CEST 2003

Am Montag, 12. Mai 2003 11:58 schrieb D Richard Felker III:
> > That method would allow fast, memory-based caching for short scenes and
> > LivePause with the disk-cache.
> >
> > Any chance anyone will implement that?
> Very unlikely. It would need to write 18 megs per second, which is
> pretty insane... What you really want in this situation is something
> like a pvr, that encodes video and lets you watch it at the same time,
> and the current mplayer framework does not do that.
> Rich

Does the cache in mplayer cache decoded video ? Since I guess Rene spoken 
about a stream, the stream can be cached. And mplayer playes from that cache. 
If mplayer is paused the disc-cache runs full so no video is lost. For live 
streams that would indeed be usefull. 


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