review qemplayer

Reinhard Tartler siretart at
Wed Jul 11 16:47:37 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 6:11 PM, wbrana <wbrana at> wrote:
>> btw, why do you need mplayer_nice in the first place?
>> afaiu, qemplayer is an qt frontend to mplayer, and does not need
>> realtime I/O priorities any more than mplayer itself.
> mplayer_nice is key feature of qemplayer.
> Realtime I/O priority for MPlayer is needed when some other
> application is fully loading hard drive.
> It prevents empty buffer in MPlayer.

Why can't this be properly solved in mplayer2/mplayer instead of in
some frontend?


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