[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] ffserver rtsp URL options

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Fri Jun 4 15:54:08 CEST 2010

On 06/04/2010 08:11 AM, Howard Chu wrote:
> ffserver's open_input_stream() checks the requested URL for a
> ?date=xx:xx:xx query parameter, to set a playback start position. This
> only works for requests received by HTTP. Requests received by RTSP go
> through rtsp_cmd_describe() which does no query parameter parsing of the
> URL. Shouldn't RTSP get this parameter parsed too?

RTSP has the PLAY range param to do that. Probably adding the query
param for a range could be useful to trick dumb players you cannot
control that well (e.g. a website for mobile devices that want to point
the player to a particular section of a larger content)



Luca Barbato

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