[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Add a demuxer directly handling rtp:// URLs by inspecting their content

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sun Oct 10 20:17:05 CEST 2010

On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 06:37:03PM +0200, Luca Abeni wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> On 09/10/10 16:55, Martin Storsjo wrote:
>> ---
>> This is an initial attempt at creating a demuxer that is able to play back
>> some RTP streams without needing a SDP description of them.
> I now see a bug on roundup asking for this, but... Is this really a good  
> idea? AFAIK, "rtp://..." URLs are not standardised in any way, and the  
> only standard way to identify an RTP session is an SDP. I think that  
> something like this patch can work in some cases, but will fail in some  
> other cases (I believe there are a lot of them - basically, the only  
> case in which this can work reliably is TS over RTP...) and will end up  
> confusing the users even more...

I do like the idea too, but i see the issue you point at.
Maybe it could be disabled by default or something?

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