[vlc-devel] New LIVE555 version - should eliminate most "live*patch"s

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sat Jan 5 00:43:42 CET 2008

On Fri, Jan 04, 2008, Ross Finlayson wrote :
> Specifically:
> - "live.patch" should no longer be necessary.  (The timeout in 
> "RTSPClient.cpp" has been increased to 30s.)

> - The support for setting/accessing RTSP session start times - as 
> imnplemented by the "live-starttime.patch" file, has now been 
> included in the software release - so "live-starttime.patch" is no 
> longer necessary.

> - A new configuration file "config.armeb-uclibc" has been added. 
> Also, "USE_SYSTEM_RANDOM" (use the system-supplied "random()" and 
> "srandom()" functions) is now the default behavior.  This eliminates 
> the need for "live-config.patch".
Not really, there is all the -DUSE_SYSTEM_RANDOM=1

> - "config.macosx" has been updated to add "$(EXTRA_LDFLAGS)" to the 
> "COMPILE_OPTS =" line.  This eliminates the need for 
> "live-osx.patch".  (The other part of that patch should be 
> unnecessary, as it is already done by "live-noapps.patch" (which 
> remains necessary).

> - "config.mingw" has been updated, making "livedotcom-win32.patch" unnecessary.

> So, in summary, with the latest release of the LIVE555 code, 
> "live-noapps.patch" is the only "live*patch" file that should remain 
> necessary.
Do we still need the 
liveMedia_version.hh.bak > liveMedia_version.hh )

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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