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Re: Totem/GStreamer and Fedora



On Thu, 2004-10-07 at 16:27 -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-10-07 at 16:17 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> 
> > There is some problems playing the stream at:
> > http://mirror.fluendo.com/cortado/
> > Where totem (actually gnome-vfs) seems to hang. This is really a server-
> > side bug. Its responding with the whole stream as body to a HEAD or
> > PROPFIND request (instead of nothing), so gnome-vfs proceeds to download
> > the whole thing.
> 
> Definitely a server bug, agreed - but couldn't gnome-vfs close the
> connection immediately after reading the headers from a HEAD or PROPFIND
> request, even if there is a content body?
> 
> I've seen this too with Rhythmbox and some internet radio sites.

It returned 200 OK for the PROPFIND, and then started feeding the full
stream instead of the xml result of a propfind. How should gnome-vfs
know when to stop? I mean, it could do incremental xml parsing and stop
at the first parse error. But thats a lot more complicated.

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