[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] try to teach people that rtp is a container...

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue Jul 17 16:39:21 CEST 2007

On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 03:28:16PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> RTP is ugly since for every codec you have a way to depacketize it, but
> isn't a monster, it's just an ugly container...
> --- doc/faq.texi	(revision 9720)
> +++ doc/faq.texi	(working copy)
> @@ -419,12 +417,10 @@
> - at section how do I feed H.263-RTP (and likely other RTP bastardizations of codecs) to libavcodec?
> + at section how do I feed H.263-RTP (and other codecs in rtp) to libavcodec?


> +Even if peculiar since it is network oriented, RTP is a container like any 
> +other. You have to DEMUX RTP before feeding the payload to libavcodec.


> +In this specific case please look at rfc 4629 to see how it should be done.



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