[MPlayer-users] Re: End-of-file and growing files

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Thu Feb 24 13:24:16 CET 2005

Tuure Laurinolli wrote:

> Hm, apparently it is actually because of Windows file reading 
> mechanisms. It tells mplayer it hit the end of file even though there 
> is over 150 megabytes left. I suspect this happens exactly at where 
> the end of file was when mplayer opened the file, and I can confirm 
> that it happens very close to there, checking the length of the file 
> when starting mplayer and checking what it tried to read when it failed.
> There must be some workaround, though. Maybe I will have time to look 
> more into this and make a patch during the weekend.

if this is what windows makes I can suggest a definitive workaround: 
format c: and zap windows away for good

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