[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add timeout to udp_read
Mon Aug 24 22:57:07 CEST 2009
On 20.08.2009 at 11:26, Luca Abeni wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-08-20 at 05:17 -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 5:08 AM, Luca Abeni<lucabe72 at email.it>
> > > On Mon, 2009-08-17 at 21:46 +0200, Hagen Schmidt wrote:
> > >> to fix issue 539 the attached patch introduces an timeout
> > >> [seconds] which returns while waiting for an udp stream:
> > >> ffplay udp://188.8.131.52:5000?recv_timeout=5
> > >
> > > Maybe this is a trivial question, but... Why cannot the problem
> > > be resolved by implementing the timeout at application level?
> > It's a good suggestion, but should be implemented in ffplay
> > before we suggest others to do the same thing...
> Well, you know... Patches are welcome ;-)
Ok, I agree, a more general solution is possible by implementing the
timeout in ffplay. The patch extends the callback function which is
used during both udp and tcp blocking read operations.
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