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

Jean-Paul Saman jean-paul.saman at planet.nl
Fri Oct 7 20:08:18 CEST 2005

Laurent Aimar wrote:

>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.
Fen, a bit too early I was working on the patch together with Marian 
Drukovic to make it a full rtp reordering. Anyway never mind it will 
replaced ;-)

Jean-Paul Saman.

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