[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] ffserver should check for EAGAIN on input streams

Howard Chu hyc
Fri Jun 4 08:05:38 CEST 2010

Howard Chu wrote:
> Howard Chu wrote:
>> Some file sources (e.g. flvdec) will return EAGAIN when reading packets from a
>> file, if there are (effectively) zero-length packets in the file. Currently
>> ffserver aborts the stream on any error; it should check for EAGAIN and retry.
> Bah. It appears that this patch breaks reading from HTTP (when receiving a
> feed.) Need to look at this more closely...

Ok, this happened because I was writing the feed without any active clients. 
Seems to me that ffserver ought to correctly receive feed data regardless of 
whether or not any clients are active.

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