[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] SHOUTcast HTTP Support

Micah F. Galizia micahgalizia
Sun Jan 10 02:09:32 CET 2010

On 10-01-09 07:15 PM, Micah F. Galizia wrote:
> Greetings,
> I've attached a patch adds support for SHOUTcast metadata. This patch
> attempts to connect via HTTP with icy metadata enabled. If the
> connection fails, connection is attempted again without icy metadata (in
> case the server doesn't support it).
> As new metadata is received, it is updated in the HTTPContext, and a
> flag is set to indicate that the metadata has been updated. URLProtocol
> has two new methods that indicate that the metadata has changed, and
> pass the new metadata (not a copy, but the actual pointer) back to the
> AVFormatContext through the ByteIOContext. Note, that the definition of
> AVMetadata and AVMetadataConv has been moved from avformat.h to avio.h
> so that they are defined before the definition of URLProtocol.
> ByteIOContext has been updated to wrap the new URLProtocol methods so
> that as packets are read the metadata can be returned. If the
> ByteIOContext reports new metadata, then the updated fields are added to
> the AVFormatContext.
> A new method has been added to metadata API to allow applications to
> monitor changes in metadata (av_metadata_updated), and ffplay has been
> updated to use it.
> One point I would like to note is that I was never able to find a server
> that didn't like the icy-metadata request, so I haven't really verified
> that reconnection without icy-metadata works. If someone knows a server
> that will respond with an error, I would like to know.

This version is patchecked.

Micah F. Galizia
micahgalizia at gmail.com

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while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for 
one."   --W. Stekel
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