[Ffmpeg-devel] About URLContext

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sat May 21 14:31:37 CEST 2005


On Sunday 15 May 2005 15:11, Mike Lee wrote:
> Dear all
>     i am now planning to write a streaming server with libavcodec and
> libavformat. After take a look on libavformat, i do have a suggestion,
> but don't know whether it is good or even it is done by other format.
>      My suggestion is that why not add something like url_bind,
> url_accept...etc. in the URLContext, in order to make URLContext
> become a wrapper to all sort of protocols including server ability. I
> also seen that there is a urlpoll function in avio.h  which may
> benefit streaming server. Why i said that because i think it is too
> bulky to use ffmpeg and ffserver together in some environment with
> small resources.e.g. embedded system.
>     Actually, i am now adding url_accept functions, if developers want
> it i can share the codes.

well, just send a patch, if its clean maybe it will be applied


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