[vlc-devel] Re: Problem of IPv6 multicast membership management in VLC

Christophe Massiot massiot at via.ecp.fr
Tue Mar 11 15:08:16 CET 2003

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003, Zheng Jianping wrote:

> I am using VLC (ver 0.4.2) to receive program from an IPV6 UDP multicast channel (ff05::1234). VLC can join the multicast group correctly and receive multicast data from ff05::1234. But when 'Stop' button is clicked or even exit VLC, the host can still receive multicast data (get by tcpdump).  It seems that the VLC doesn't  leave the group ff05::1234.
> Is this a bug ?

Which OS are you running ? I would have expected that doing close() on
the socket would have left the multicast group.

Christophe Massiot.
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