[smpeg] Playing MP3 from memory...

Chunky Kibbles chunky at icculus.org
Sat Mar 20 19:43:58 EST 2004

On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 04:45:43PM +0000, Dominique Louis wrote:
> Hi all,
>   One of the guys on the JEDI-SDL mailing list had this request...
> "Can I use smpeg to play an Mpeg file from memory, I want to load the 
> file into allocated memory or MemStream then play the file, I have 512 
> Mb memory installed and I want to paly a certain file (arround 100 Mb) 
> repeatedly for the whole day, so I do not want to harm the hard drive."
> What would be the best way to tackle this issue.

Honestly, trust linux to know better than you how to do it.

Just play it off the hard drive. Linux is smart enough to just go
ahead and cache it.

Gary (-;

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