[vlc-devel] Is "live.patch" still needed?

Ross Finlayson finlayson at live555.com
Thu Dec 27 15:46:57 CET 2007

>>- The latest version now adds a timeout to the "readSocket()" call 
>>in "RTSPClient", as is done in the patch.
>I found out that the timeout of 5 seconds is too short in some 
>situations, resulting in unneeded retries. A larger timeout works 
>better. In VLC it was set to 30 sec by me. (Maybe 30 secs is too 
>large ,..)

If/when people agree on a timeout value that seems appropriate, let 
me know, and I'll make that change in the LIVE555 code.

>What is the status on the live-starttime.patch ?

I had forgotten about that; I'll try to apply that next.

Ross Finlayson
Live Networks, Inc.

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