[vlc-devel] UPnP AV Media Server Implementation - again

Knudsen, Timor t-knudsen at ti.com
Wed Aug 8 09:26:04 CEST 2007

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> [mailto:vlc-devel-bounces at videolan.org] On Behalf Of Knudsen, Timor
> Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2007 10:03 AM
> To: vlc-devel at videolan.org
> Subject: [vlc-devel] UPnP AV Media Server Implementation - again
> Hi all,
> I'll need to implement a UPnP AV Media Server within VLC. I 
> already searched the archives, and there have been several 
> attempts to implement UPnP Server functionality, but all 
> unsuccessful (as far as I know / please tell me if I am wrong).
> Since I need the UPnP Server in an embedded Linux 
> environment, I'll use pure C (no C++ code, therefore 
> CyberLink/C++ is not an option, where CyberLink/C probably 
> is). Is CyberLink still regarded "crap", as it has been said 
> before? Do you prefer libupnp or CyberLink?
> Another question rises when it comes to the actual 
> implementation. I think that the UPnP Server should be an 
> enhancement of the VLM. But should there be a new media type 
> ("vod", "broadcast"), called "upnp" for media that is 
> available over UPnP? Or should the UPnP Server be a 
> replacement for the RTSP server ("vod server"), hijacking the "vod"
> media type?


Ok, I opted for libupnp and I'll use the "vod" media type instead of
creating a new one. If you have any ideas, suggestions or comments, I'd
love to hear from you.

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