[vlc-devel] Streaming wizard issues

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Dec 1 21:08:28 CET 2009

Le mardi 1 décembre 2009 20:56:09 Pierre Ynard, vous avez écrit :
> > But how do you convey the SDP? For RTP/AVP, we need it, and SAP is
> > pretty much the only way to deliver it; RTSP wouldn't even work for an
> > hard-coded unicast stream.
> I thought really hard about it and I came up with a brilliant idea: we
> could use unicast SAP extensions! \o/

That does not quite work. Unicast packets are not replicated across all 
matching sockets, but delivered to one of the closest match. In other words, 
this would fail miserably with more than one software instance.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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