[vlc-devel] Re: vlc and rtp
saman at natlab.research.philips.com
Thu Oct 23 08:57:45 CEST 2003
Steven Brown wrote:
> Okay, so I've tried the following:
> 1) vlc file.mpg --sout udp://client
> This works, but it chooses the output mux as TS.
> 2) vlc file.mpg --sout rtp/ps://client
> This does not work. As you stated, it seems VLC does not support PS
> over RTP.
Correct vlc only supports TS over RTP so your commandline becomes:
vlc file.mpg --sout rtp/ts://client
> 3) vlc file.mpg --sout udp/ps://client
> This also does not work, as it gives me "packet size > MTU" messages.
Correct, PS itself is not streamable and must be packaged in TS before
it can be streamed.
> Method 1 is the only way I can get it to work. Is it possible to get
> method 2 to work? I would like to stream the original PS, I don't care
> about what protocol it uses, but I don't want it going through a TS mux,
> if possible.
Even with packaging PS into TS you stream the original content only
chopped up differently. If you want a binary copy of the file, then you
will have to revert to http or ftp streaming.
> Also, I just want to verify the format of the command-line:
> vlc <file.mpg> --sout <protocol>/<output mux>://<client address>
See above comments.
> Laurent Aimar wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 22, 2003, Sigmund Augdal wrote:
>>>> It seems like I've made a mistake, somehow. If anyone can help
>>>> clarify what's going on, I'd really appreciate it.
>>> to stream your mpeg 2 ps file over rtp with vlc try
>>> vlc file.mpeg --sout rtp/ps://client
>> I'm afraid but vlc can't do PS over RTP (only TS over RTP for now).
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