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

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Jul 31 18:06:55 CEST 2009

On Fri, 31 Jul 2009 16:28:11 +0530, Deepti.Saraswat at sdc.canon.co.in wrote:
> According to your reply, VLC media player can not play the stream which
> coming through IPV6 multicast/unicast address.
> Am I getting it right ?

No! The _RTSP_ 1.0 protocol is fundamentally incompatible with IPv6.

VLC has supported _RTP_ over IPv6 (multicast or unicast) for years.
But of course, _RTSP_ over IPv6 is not supported since there is no standard
for it (yet).

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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