[FFmpeg-devel] Removing the "multicast=" tag from UDP URLs

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Fri Apr 11 12:03:36 CEST 2008

Luca Abeni wrote:
> I have a set of patches for removing the need for such
> tag; I am currently testing them, and I'll post the
> results on Monday. But I have a question:
> to make everything as simple as possible, I am assuming
> that a destination address can be multicast only if it
> is provided as a numeric address (for example, the SDP
> generator is not going to resolve an host name to check
> if it is multicast or not). Is this reasonable?

I think so even if additionally checking would be nice (resolve the 
address, check if it is multicast, act accordingly)

> If yes, wait for some patches on Monday... ;-)

I'm looking forward for them =)



Luca Barbato
Gentoo Council Member
Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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