[FFmpeg-devel] [GSoC] FFserver further development direction

Rostislav Pehlivanov atomnuker at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 03:50:00 EEST 2018

On 24 April 2018 at 22:33, Stephan Holljes <klaxa1337 at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've discussed this on IRC a bit, but I don't want to exclude those
> views that are not present there.
> The consensus seems to be that there are more disadvantages in using
> the http server of libavformat than there are advantages.
> This arose partly out of the discussion that there is no way to get a
> connected peer's address through the public API (as the filedescriptor
> is hidden in private structs).
> The alternatives that were discussed were libmicrohttpd or writing the
> whole project as an nginx module.
> Both have their share of advantages and disadvantages. While I have
> started to read the documentation on both of these, I can't clearly
> point out which is the better choice.
> Most people (including my mentor) spoke out in favor of utilizing nginx.
I don't really mind using lavf, just decide on an API to expose what you

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