[theora] Indexing Ogg files for faster seeking

Chris Pearce chris at pearce.org.nz
Tue Oct 20 20:18:54 PDT 2009

On 21/10/09 14:58, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>> You also could be suffering from random network latency spikes and
>> variances in network caches in between you and my server. I have a
>> custom rate limited webserver which I run locally to test performance,
>> to eliminate these variables. The index-capable builds seek about 60-70%
>> faster in indexed files served from my local server.
> That was my experience, too, when it worked. But just sometimes, it
> wasn't faster. That would explain it all.
> I am very happy with this! I like the way in which you have included
> it into skeleton. If you're also happy with it, I would suggest
> getting it into liboggz and ffmpeg2theora and helping fix those
> players with patches - but who am I to talk and not code. :-)
I thought you'd like it. ;)

I have put up my work-in-progress patches to Firefox here:

These include changes to liboggplay and liboggz. Best to wait until I've 
finished polishing them before taking them upstream, just in case.

I'm starting on a patch for ffmpeg2theora...

Chris P.

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