[vlc-devel] Does Latest release of VLC support IPV6 for RTSP media client

Andre-John Mas ajmas at sympatico.ca
Fri Jul 31 15:38:02 CEST 2009

On 31-Jul-2009, at 09:23, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:

> On Fri, 31 Jul 2009 09:07:28 -0400, Andre-John Mas  
> <ajmas at sympatico.ca>
> wrote:
>> Looking at the RFC it doesn't cover the numerical IPv6 format, but
>> should that also mean the IPv6 named hosts shouldn't be supported?
> Then what? Most IPv6 nodes have no DNS host name, especially "client"
> nodes, and when they do, there is no reliable way to find it.
> As much as live555 sucks not to support multicast RTP over IPv6, I  
> cannot
> blame it for not supporting RTSP over IPv6.

I have just contacted one of the authors of the RFC on the subject of  
and he pointed me to this current draft:


Its not quite an RFC yet, but it is certainly on its way.


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