[gst-devel] seeking VBR

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Sat Nov 23 03:26:03 CET 2002

Le sam 23/11/2002 à 12:06, Joshua N Pritikin a écrit :
> On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 12:00:06PM +0100, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > Le sam 23/11/2002 à 08:30, Joshua N Pritikin a écrit :
> > > The indexing seems a little too slow, especially for a DVD vob file.
> > 
> > How slow ?
> On my 800Mhz Transmeta laptop, it's about one hour for one hour of film.
> VCD format is about five times faster.

I've seen video editing software do it in nearly realtime (you "load"
the mpeg and the thumbnails start appearing) on a P3 1GHz. Except when
the mpeg is on a networked drive: then you can see it accesses a lot of
data in the file before displaying its thumbnails.
That was on a 30mn SVCD mpeg IIRC.

> i'm sure there is more stuff to turn off in mpeg2dec.  At a minibmum,
> we don't need to decompress the frames.  This is just a proof of
> concept implementation.

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