[vlc-devel] Re: Changing transport protocol

Christophe Massiot massiot at via.ecp.fr
Wed Oct 2 23:01:32 CEST 2002

À (At) 19:53 -0700 1/10/2002, Heok Kee Oon écrivait (wrote) :

>    I'm interested in trying to use vlc to stream MPEG1
>or 2 file over a network using a totally different
>transport protocol.
>    As in most of the mails I've read, vls is using
>UDP/IP. I've looked at the file
>'../vlc-0.4.4/plugins/network/ipv4.c' and I see
>functions inside like OpenUDP and OpenTCP.
>    My question is, in order to change the transport
>protocol, is this the only file I be looking for and

I do not know the exact layer of the protocol you're trying to 
implement, but if it's a higher layer, you might need to patch udp.c 
as well (plugins/access/udp.c).

>  And I'll have to recompile the source codes all over again ?

No, if you want you can patch the binary. But recompiling might be simpler.

Christophe Massiot.
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