[vlc-devel] Re: [Patch] RTP reordering - dropping of old/duplicate packets

Laurent Aimar fenrir at via.ecp.fr
Thu Oct 6 22:28:01 CEST 2005

On Thu, Sep 29, 2005, Marian Durkovic wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I've added a bit of code to the UDP/RTP input, which assures that old
> or duplicate RTP packets are trashed. When the network performs packet
> reordering, only one discontinuity happens instead of 3 before - since
> the old packet is trashed. If multiple copies of the same packet are
> received, only one is used and all the others are trashed.
>   This is still not the full solution, since in case of packet reordering
> this code is not able to restore the correct order and still creates one
> discontinuity. But to avoid this, some kind of buffer needs to be
> implemented, which would be able to hold the early packets until the
> correct one arrives.

 Applied, thanks.


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