[FFmpeg-trac] #5080(avformat:open): Excessive HTTP GETs reading MP4 from web server

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Wed Sep 12 10:54:13 EEST 2018

#5080: Excessive HTTP GETs reading MP4 from web server
             Reporter:  nealzebub    |                    Owner:
                 Type:  enhancement  |                   Status:  open
             Priority:  wish         |                Component:  avformat
              Version:  git-master   |               Resolution:
             Keywords:  http mov     |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |

Comment (by j_karthic):

 One could also write a new wrapping protocol with a configurable
 buffer(s), which works on many underlying protocols including http. See
 Cache protocol and tee protocol for examples.

 New protocol approach could be much simpler than modifying the existing

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/5080#comment:13>
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