[vlc-devel] Re: Problems with streaming

Benjamin PRACHT bigben+spam at videolan.org
Tue Sep 28 18:19:53 CEST 2004

On Tue, Sep 28, 2004, oscar perez wrote :
> Hi!
> I have compiled VLC but I can't use streaming. For my thesis I need to
> open streams from the network and display it on VLC. I don't need
> transcoding that's why I didn' include ffmpeg. when I try to open an
> stream (UDP/RTP Multicast) appears this message..:
> [00000384] vobsub demuxer error: this doesn't seem to be a vobsub file, bailing
> [00000380] main input error: no suitable demux module for
> `udp/://@'
> Here is my configure line..:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr  --disable-ffmpeg --enable-debug --enable-alsa
> I thought that the library ffmpeg is just for transcoding but maybe I'm wrong.
> Can anybody tell me where is the error? Which is the proper library to
> demux mpeg2??
> Thanks!
> Oscar

What is the source exactly ? TS directly on UDP, TS on RTP, RAW on RTP ?

To demux ts streams, yoy need libdvbpsi. To decode MPEG2 streams, you
need libmpeg2 or ffmpeg (which a decoder and an encoder).

Benjamin Pracht

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