[vlc-devel] Re: oneliner to get rtp-output working with quicktime

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Mon Oct 9 16:08:57 CEST 2006

Internally VLC should always use the format with repeating headers.
The mux should take care of removing them again. This way you can  
send the same video data to both a file( mp4 AND raw) and a stream  
for instance.

Unfortunately removing the headers in the mux seems to break the  
bitstream. I'm not sure what's causing this, but I suspect it's an  
error in the H264 packetizer.
While your "fix" shows clearly where the problem is, it is not the  


On 7-okt-2006, at 13:10, Ilkka Ollakka wrote:

> Hi again,
> I was stumpling around with vlc/h264/rtp/quicktime and noticed that  
> when
> you set p_sys->param.b_repeat_headers=0 option to x264, rtp-output  
> seems
> to be ok.  Issue were atcually solved by |bond| etc. in irc, I just
> started to test stuff after they noticed what was wrong.
> -- 
> Ilkka Ollakka
> "The two most common things in the universe are hydrogen and
> stupidity."

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