[FFmpeg-devel] rtmp support and librtmp

Howard Chu hyc
Thu Jun 3 19:13:20 CEST 2010

Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Thursday 2010-06-03 20:06:10 +0800, trueice encoded:
>> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 9:42 PM, aviad rozenhek<aviadr1 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> I'm using ffmpeg r23391 with librtmp support, trying to read data from an
>>>> FMS 3.5.1.
>>>> I've managed to stream to the FMS using the following cmdline, and was
>>> able
>>>> to view the stream using a flash player connected to FMS.
>>>> ./ffmpeg -re -i myfile -f flv rtmp://myserver/live/mystream
>>>> however using the equivalent ffplay cmdline to stream from FMS does not
>>> work
>>>> for me
>>>> ./ffplay rtmp://myserver/live/mystream
>>>> it says the stream is not found
>> try:
>> ./ffplay "rtmp://myserver/live/mystream live=1"
> Just want to note that we badly need some part of the docs explaining
> how each protocol is going to be used.

Funny, I just asked yesterday on IRC if such a doc existed. The URL options 
for rtsp are not documented anywhere either. In this case at least, all of the 
rtmp options are documented in the librtmp(3) manpage.

> We should be able to have a protocols.texi file included in the ff*
> tools man pages as long as I'll commit my documentation patch series,
> if someone is interested into documenting protocols she's very
> welcome.
> Regards.

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