[Libav-user] avformat_find_stream_info times out on rtp stream

Philippe Gorley philippe.gorley at savoirfairelinux.com
Fri Sep 16 22:28:48 EEST 2016

>2016-09-16 20:08 GMT+02:00 Philippe Gorley:
>>> > I've compiled FFmpeg with the following configuration:
>>> > ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --disable-everything
>>> > --disable-programs --enable-protocols
>>> > --enable-demuxers --enable-parser=h264
>>> > --enable-decoder=h264 --enable-indev=v4l2
>>> > --enable-shared
>>> >
>>> > Is this timeout a known bug?
>>> Is the issue reproducible with current FFmpeg git head?
>>> I believe a similar issue was fixed recently.
>> Yes, I have reproduced with git head (as of 30 or 45 minutes ago).
>>> Is it also reproducible with "./ffmpeg -i rtp://hostname:port"?
>>> Is it also reproducible if you build with "./configure && make"?
>> It does not time out.
>Is this the answer to both questions or one of them?

The second, as my configure line does not build ffmpeg, ffprobe et al.

>> Any ideas why that is?
>Apparently your configure line disables a needed part
>but this may be a misunderstanding, see above.

Any ideas on where to first look for the options I need?

>Carl Eugen

Thanks for your help thus far,


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