[vlc-devel] question on duplicates

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Thu Jan 22 08:54:24 CET 2009

On Wed, 21 Jan 2009 16:05:27 -0800, "Abhijit Choudhury (achoudhu)"
<achoudhu at cisco.com> wrote:
> a)  Is this a common format ?

Yes. MPEG Transport Stream over UDP.

> b)  If this stream contains duplicates, (i.e. more than one packet with
> identical payload), will the VLC player be able discard the duplicates ?

No. That's why the VideoLAN project recommends using RTP as a shim between
TS and UDP.

> If yes, what information would it use ?


Rémi Denis-Courmont

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