[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add a new flag AVFMT_NETWORK

Peter Ross pross
Mon Oct 11 17:52:24 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 04:54:26PM +0300, Martin Storsj? wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 9:26 AM, Martin Storsj? <martin at martin.st> wrote:
> > > By adding a flag AVFMT_NETWORK, we could move calling
> > > ff_network_init()/ff_network_close to common code in utils.c, instead of
> > > having to have this in the muxers/demuxers that use network functions
> > > before opening protocols.

> > (I'm not against this, in fact I think it's nice as a replacement for
> > "slow-seek" flag 'ish stuff that I've hacked in a couple of times when
> > required.)
> Hmm, I'm not sure if one should assume that they mean the same thing. As a 
> somewhat crafted example, there could be a (de)muxer that needs to call 
> network functions for some reason, but still reads mostly locally.

Can you provide an practical example of this.

-- Peter
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