[vlc-devel] Re: [PATCH] New RTSP client module

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Sat Oct 7 20:40:26 CEST 2006

On 2-okt-2006, at 12:22, Florent Audebert wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm writing an RTSP client module (UDP/TS) for Anevia which works with
> our Manager/VOD servers since Live555 and RealRTSP modules aren't
> compatible.
> I've started it from scratch looking at file, realrtsp and udp
> modules. It allows pausing / seeking and runs almost smoothly. The
> only issue I have is during seeking.
> Sometimes, even if VLC is receiving the stream it doesn't display it
> and get stuck on the last displayed frame (progress bar still
> continue). Seeking again or doing a Pause/Play and everything seems to
> go well again.
> Here's a patch containing the module (named it rtsp2, don't know if
> that's really appropriate). I didn't add GPL headers yet and Windows
> compiling / testings are coming. I've tried to respect VideoLan
> developpers guidelines as much as possible tell me if something is
> wrong. Any suggestion or comments are welcome.

Personally, i think this is simply a LOT of code just to support this  
form of RTSP...
Isn't there a way to do this simpler? I'm really against adding even  

We already have:
modules/misc/rtsp (our server)

To add another one is simply unacceptable to me. We are hardly  
ffmpeg, but in terms of code duplicity, this is getting truly  


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