[vlc-devel] Re: h264 streaming using rtp/rtsp
sigmunau at stud.ntnu.no
Tue Dec 7 14:02:47 CET 2004
On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 01:29:56PM +0100, Hussain wrote:
> I would like to stream h.264 encoded video content using rtp/rtsp from
> the Darwin server, and would like to play it back using VLC. My
> questions are
> 1. In VLC, do I need to amend the livedotcom.cpp code , (found in
> modules/demux) only, or are there other codes I would need to amend
> as well? As the SVN repository is down, I have not been able to get
> hold of the latest VLC codes, and the ones I currently have are about
> a 2 months old, so I have not been able to go through the latest
> codes. Thus am not sure what provisions have already been made to
> stream h264 encoded video content.
you probably only need a few lines of change to vlc code in livedotcom.cpp.
Just a mapping from the live.com codec name for h264 to a vlc fourcc.
> 2. I did download the latest live.com codes today, and it seems I
> would need to add modules in order to stream h.264 content. If I
> understood things properly I would need to create h264RTPSource, and
> h264RTPSink classes. Is this correct? Would I need to make any other
I only think you need a h264RTPSource for acting as a client. You could
perhaps send the rfc and a big smile to Ross and see if he will help you.
> Any advice, and/or comments on what would be the best (and hopefully
> the quickest :P ) way to go about implementing this would be really
> Also just in case you were wondering, the h.264 rtp implementation is
> being based on an rtp draft which can be found at:
> Thanks for the help.
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