[gst-devel] oggmux max-delay & max-page-delay default

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas at apestaart.org
Fri Apr 22 09:24:35 CEST 2005

On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 14:06 +0100, Tim Müller wrote:
> On Friday 22 April 2005 09:54, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> > At the moment, oggmux has a default value for max-delay and
> > max-page-delay of 5000000000. I admit I haven't the
> > slightest clue about exactly what these mean, but they
> > cause problems, as they're too high.
> I think the default should have been 0.5 seconds in both cases, and thought 
> that had been fixed already as well. IIRC the problem with a value of 5 
> seconds is basically that the muxer writes out a page with 5 seconds of 
> video, followed by a page with 5 seconds of audio, so if the 
> player's/demuxer's buffer isn't big enough, odd things will happen.
> > Are there any objections? 
> Are you sure a default value of 5ms isn't a bit too small?

It is definately too small, since it enforces pushing out a lot more
pages than needed.  But I'm guessing Gergely made a typo there :)


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