[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]RTSP Basic Authentication

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Fri Jan 16 21:41:37 CET 2009

Philip Coombes wrote:
> First time post so be gentle!
> Attached is a patch that adds basic authentication to the RTSP 
> functionality. This is necessary for some IP cameras (e.g. ACTi ones) 
> that do not support anonymous viewing but also desirable on those that 
> do for security reasons. An enhanced implementation might consider 
> adding digest based authentication as a further option but this is not 
> included in this patch.
> I hope this meets all the various guidelines and standards for posting 
> etc etc.

char auth[128], host[1024], path[1024], tcpname[1024], cmd[2048], 
*option_list, *option;

http.c uses an auth[1024] I hadn't checked rfc2617 to be sure which is 

Beside that looks fine (I should check if would be possible factorize 
http and rtsp common code)



Luca Barbato
Gentoo Council Member
Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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