[Ffmpeg-devel] Decoding from blocks

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Wed Jan 10 16:33:53 CET 2007

Emanuele Fumagalli wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm new to FFMpeg and I've just built it on my pc.
> Now I'd like to know how to use the libs to display a video that I'm
> getting get block by block, I mean I'm downloading blocks of the
> video in p2p and I'd like to decode and display while downloading. 
> I'm having difficulties in finding examples about that, should I use
> av_open_input_stream? Has someone some idea? thanks in advance for
> any tips on that
> bye
> emanuele

You dont even tell us what container the video uses, what codec, what 
p2p protocol, and what a block is exactly.

Rough guess: you will have to implement a new protocol.

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