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

Luca Abeni lucabe72
Mon Oct 11 08:09:28 CEST 2010

On 10/10/2010 08:23 PM, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Luca Abeni<lucabe72 at email.it>  wrote:
>> 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...
> J-B, how does VLC deal with this? VLC accepts rtp:// URIs afaics.

I might be wrong, but I think it only works with TS in RTP...
Double thinking about it, this might be a reasonable solution (see my
previous email).


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