[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add support for digest auth in the http and rtsp protocols
Wed Mar 24 18:25:07 CET 2010
On 24 March 2010 08:02, Martin Storsj? <martin at martin.st> wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Mar 2010, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> On 03/22/2010 07:40 PM, Martin Storsj? wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > As in subject - this series adds http digest auth support to http and
>> > rtsp.
>> Nice, but.. Is that used anywhere in the wild?
> It's used in all places where I get to decide, at least. :-)
> Proper use case: Broadcasting to an RTSP server using the RTSP muxer. The
> privilege of broadcasting is password protected usually, and I don't like
> sending my passwords in clear text (aka http basic auth).
Looks like live555's openrtsp client supports digest auth too.
So there is some precedent.
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