[vlc-devel] Re: vlc: svn commit r10012 (fenrir)

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Sun Feb 27 22:16:45 CET 2005

> In fact, for multicast streams, it's unlikely that - if no multicast 
> data is received - that a new attempt to stream from the same URL 
> using RTP-over-TCP will work (because TCP streams are, by definition, 
> unicast).  I suppose there's no harm in trying, though...

That's not the reason why we wanted to know this. It's simply that we 
can't use the .9s timeout on multicast streams, but a higher delay on 
normal unicast streams is probably unwanted. Switching to unicast TCP 
is probably indeed pointless in case of multicast.


Universiteit Twente
Derk-Jan Hartman (d.hartman at student.utwente dot nl)

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