[vlc-devel] Streaming MRL issue: MRL incorrectly created via GUI?

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Dec 14 17:34:42 CET 2009

Le lundi 14 décembre 2009 18:23:26 Claudio Allocchio, vous avez écrit :
> On Mon, 14 Dec 2009, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Le lundi 14 décembre 2009 17:52:58 Claudio Allocchio, vous avez écrit :
> >> Windows XP version, UNICAST:
> >>
> >> VLC any version:
> >>
> >> The default "Open network stream..." menu does not work both with udp
> >> and rtp protocols selected, unless you insert as network
> >> address, in order to create the MRL
> >
> > It works fine here.
> Have you tried with an HDVTS generated stream? we put the HDVTS on an
> Internet2 host and the VLC received on our LAN here in Europe, and putting
> in that nonsense was the only way to make it work.

The default is :: with mapped address explicitly enabled, or if 
AF_INET6 is not supported.

> > Are you sure you're putting a local address? Most
> > operating systems do not allow binding to remote addresses.
> I know... if it is a unicast stream, you should not specify any address at
> all, just the port, as the sender is directing the stream just to your IP
> address (and you can see this clearly with a simple taskmgr on XP, where
> you detect the 28Mbps input traffic)...
> are you using VLC 1.0.4? I've not tried it yet.

That's with Debian Sid VLC 1.0.3.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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