[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] RTSP-MS 4/15: blocksize detection

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Thu Jan 8 20:27:22 CET 2009

Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi Luca
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 5:24 AM, Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> wrote:
>> Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>>> Well, that exists of course. We'll never read more than the buffer
>>> size, and skip the rest until the next packet starts. Now, the problem
>>> here is: what if the buffer wasn't large enough? We currently just
>>> re-try to sync on a packet in tcp_read_packet() - i.e. essentially
>>> skip it, or read as much as the buffer can hold as udp_read_packet().
>>> Should we fail? Just continue and try to play what we can? In case of
>>> the latter, which is what you (and Luca B.) appear to be leaning
>>> towards, the attached patch would be enough and we can forget about
>>> this whole Blocksize business.
>> I'd give a try to use blocksize the way the standard defines it, so
>> something the client sets and error out if it doesn't come accordingly.
> That's not what it says, right? It says that you can use any value
> lower than requested by the client, "or override it with the
> media-specific size if necessary". That second (overridden) value
> could be any size, lower or higher (it is unspecified), and it would
> still be compliant.

Sigh, then this patch is ok as is ...



Luca Barbato
Gentoo Council Member
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