[FFmpeg-devel] RTSP over HTTP tunnel authentication

Stas Oskin stas.oskin
Mon Jun 14 20:25:58 CEST 2010

> > This the exact behavior I seen with other RTSP implementations, notably
> > Live555. They typically re-use the auth header for POST as well. As in
> > FFMPEG it pretty tricky to get the priv_data->buffer outside, copying the
> > auth_state was the next best alternative as FFMPEG auth routines would
> > calculate exactly same header.
> Reusing the auth header only works for basic auth. For digest auth, it's
> just plain wrong.

Admitting,  I haven't dig so far in Live555 code to see if it re-calculates
the auth every time, but rather base observation on sniffed traffic, so I
might be wrong here.

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