[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/protocols: document http protocol options

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 11:51:59 CET 2013

 doc/protocols.texi |   36 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 36 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/protocols.texi b/doc/protocols.texi
index a36d2a3..e983341 100644
--- a/doc/protocols.texi
+++ b/doc/protocols.texi
@@ -128,6 +128,42 @@ m3u8 files.
 HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol).
+This protocol accepts the following options.
+ at table @option
+ at item seekable
+Control seekability of connection. If set to 1 the resource is
+supposed to be seekable, if set to 0 it is assumed not to be seekable,
+if set to -1 it will autodetect the seekability. Default value is 1.
+ at item chunked_post
+If set to 1 use chunked transfer-encoding for posts, default is 1.
+ at item headers
+Set custom HTTP headers, can override built in default headers. The
+value must be a string encoding the headers.
+ at item content_type
+Force a content type.
+ at item user-agent
+Override User-Agent header.
+ at item multiple_requests
+Use persistent connections if set to 1. By default it is 0.
+ at item post_data
+Set custom HTTP post data.
+ at item timeout
+Set timeout of socket I/O operations used by the underlying low level
+operation. By default it is set to -1, which means that the timeout is
+not specified.
+ at item mime_type
+Set MIME type.
+ at end table
 @section mmst
 MMS (Microsoft Media Server) protocol over TCP.

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