VLC does _not_ work with multicast

Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk roy at karlsbakk.net
Wed Jul 17 14:01:55 CEST 2002

> Is the client installed on a Linux machine ? If so, are you sure that
> "IP Multicast support" is compiled in your kernel ? It should work fine
> with Windows 2000 or XP. Please, do not use vlc 0.5 for such tests, but
> prefer vlc 0.4.2 (or even 0.4.1 which has been more tested especially
> under Windows, cf my Bug report in this mailing-list)

On Linux, I _have_ compiled in support for multicast. As my next message 
(...even more info) explains, I can receive the multicast stream perfectally 
with a handful lines of C code. The Windoze machine has been tested with 
0.4.1 and 0.4.2 with no effect


Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, Datavaktmester

Computers are like air conditioners.
They stop working when you open Windows.

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