[FFmpeg-user] gracefully restart an ffmpeg stream?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sun Jan 10 21:07:30 CET 2016

Am 10.01.2016 um 21:05 schrieb jd1008:
> On 01/10/2016 01:00 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> Am 10.01.2016 um 20:48 schrieb chovy:
>>> What's the least intrusive way to restart an ffmpeg stream?
>>> I don't mind if the stream flickers or jumps ahead...but right now
>>> when I kill the pid and restart it, the player completely stops
>>> playing it.
>> that's nothing you can solve on the server side
>> the client needs to graceful hand short interruptions
> Seems like if the server kills the video streamer, then the client's
> connection is broken. So when server restarts the streamer, then
> the client should still be able to re-connect to server and start
> playing the stream. No?

surely, that connection is broken
yes, the *client* should be able to reconnect

if the client don't re-connect just blame the client
you can't solve that on the server side

exactly what i said

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