[vlc-devel] Re: embedded http / mp4 question
maarten.koopmans at surfnet.nl
Fri Feb 13 12:23:03 CET 2004
And BTW, MPEG-2 works fine as well.
Maarten Koopmans wrote:
> I have been playing with VLC and am trying to make a small embedded
> VLC-dedicated web server. I am building this using async TCP as this has
> minimum impact on system performance, so it would be easy to setup a
> "Video station" on your home system where others can connect using VLC
> (that's why I use http as well, firewalls and such).
> So far, so good. My first tests with a divx avi work fine. I tested with
> a friend over the WAN using both or ADSLs, really nice. Running 4 movies
> from my 2.2 GhZ WInXP had hardly any impact on the rest of the system.
> But when I tried an mp4 or wmv VLC fails while probing. Strange thing:
> when using Apache with the same mp4 it works. So I compared the headers
> byte by byte, and the content, and saw no difference.
> Then I used the dump to file feature from vlc and saw the bit-identical
> original file. And a s a file it *does* play.
> I have tested this with vlc 0.7.0 on Win32.
> If anybody has any ideas....
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