[pulseaudio-discuss] VLC, PulseAudio and large tlengths

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Aug 20 10:53:32 PDT 2011

Le samedi 20 août 2011 10:33:18 David Henningsson, vous avez écrit :
> > VLC currently assumes that a PulseAudio under-run event implies a
> > silence/glitch. It uses it as an opportunity to resync the audio
> > stream... this is not good if there was no actual under-run :-/
> Agreed. PulseAudio should not send the underrun message if there is a
> possibility that the client can avoid the underrun by sending more data.
> Fixing that is quite complex though. :-(

VLC could ignore underflow events. But I fear this will cause Doppler effect 
when VLC resorts to resampling to catch up instead.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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