[vlc-devel] commit: live555: unbreak windows RTSP servers ( introduced in c0d37c7c881712e182f03b52d0b00a911cab81ac). (Jean-Paul Saman )

Ross Finlayson finlayson at live555.com
Wed Feb 4 00:06:28 CET 2009

>Well that is exactly the problem. The OPTIONS request doesn't fail
>according to this snippit of the RTSP dialog. However it also doesn't
>return  a list of supported OPTIONS at all. Live555 library thus returns
>NULL although the Windows RTSP server says: "RTSP/1.0 200 OK"
>-- snippit --
>Sending request: OPTIONS rtsp:// RTSP/1.0
>CSeq: 1
>User-Agent: VLC media player (LIVE555 Streaming Media v2008.10.07)
>Received OPTIONS response: RTSP/1.0 200 OK
>Supported: com.microsoft.wm.srvppair, com.microsoft.wm.sswitch,
>com.microsoft.wm.eosmsg, com.microsoft.wm.fastcache,
>com.microsoft.wm.packetpairssrc, com.microsoft.wm.startupprofile
>Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2009 17:14:06 GMT
>CSeq: 1
>Server: WMServer/
>-- snippit --
>AFAIK live555 libraries doesn't have a way (or API call) to get the
>necessary information to resolve this.

Would you like me to change the LIVE555 
"RTSPClient::sendOptionsCmd()" function to return an empty string 
(i.e., "") instead of NULL in this case?  I could do this easily; 
just let me know.

Ross Finlayson
Live Networks, Inc.

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