[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/6] Document tcp proto 'timeout' parameter behavior

Andrey Utkin andrey.krieger.utkin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 02:43:29 CEST 2012

 doc/protocols.texi |    5 +++++
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/protocols.texi b/doc/protocols.texi
index 0ad985c..e790459 100644
--- a/doc/protocols.texi
+++ b/doc/protocols.texi
@@ -578,6 +578,11 @@ tcp://@var{hostname}:@var{port}[?@var{options}]
 @item listen
 Listen for an incoming connection
+ at item timeout=@var{microseconds}
+In read mode: if no data arrived in more than this time interval, raise error.
+In write mode: if socket cannot be written in more than this time interval, raise error.
+This also sets timeout on TCP connection establishing.
 ffmpeg -i @var{input} -f @var{format} tcp://@var{hostname}:@var{port}?listen
 ffplay tcp://@var{hostname}:@var{port}

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list