[NUT-devel] NUT version bump

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Wed May 15 13:32:37 CEST 2013

On 05/15/2013 01:21 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> interresting idea.
> I would suggest the following:
> * leave the transmit_ts as it is
> * add a field to the main header that contains the wallclock transmit
>   time corresponding to the transmit_ts == 0
> This should avoid the need to bump the version, improving
> compatibility as old demuxers will be able to read it (they would
> reject VERSION>3)
> Its more space efficient than storing a full wallclock timestamp as
> the 0 based timestamps would be smaller in value and take up fewer
> bytes

Surely feasible, since it is a real-time information can stay on the
global header w/out problems.


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