[FFmpeg-devel] RTMP: trailing slash in content-base

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Wed Feb 16 15:51:48 CET 2011

On 02/16/2011 03:39 PM, Martin Storsj? wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> Luca/Ronald - this actually is about RTSP, contrary to what the subject 
> line says. Please read, I want your opinion on this.
> On Wed, 16 Feb 2011, Nicolas George wrote:
>> Since 577ee94/r23325 (2010-05-25), ffserver sends a Content-Base header; its
>> value is the URL with a trailing slash.
>> Since dd22cfb/r25755 (2010-11-15), lavf uses the Content-Base header for
>> subsequent requests.
>> This seems to break ffserver-ffmpeg interaction: ffserver logs:
> Hmm, the original reason for the latter patch was that if the original 
> RTSP url contained request parameters, e.g. rtsp://server/path?auth=abcd, 
> the SETUP and PLAY requests should have the query parameters removed, 
> e.g. SETUP rtsp://server/path/stream=0 and PLAY rtsp://server/path.

> We had two choices for solving this - explicitly strip out the query 
> parameters, or use the Content-Base field which most servers provide. We 
> only chose the latter.

Having a full parser for url won't hurt, I guess.



Luca Barbato

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