[vlc-devel] [rfc] warnings on nonsensical chain configurations

jpd at m2x.nl jpd at m2x.nl
Thu May 21 13:41:16 CEST 2009

On Thu, May 21, 2009 13:22, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le jeudi 21 mai 2009 14:18:49 jpd at m2x.nl, vous avez écrit :
>> I've been toying with fronting vlc for some other rtp/mpeg4 stream, and
>> one of the things that emerged was that
>>   --sout
>> '#rtp{dst=ip.ad.re.ss,port=nnn,sdp=rtsp://ip.ad.re.ss:mmm/stream.sdp}'
>> is a combination that causes breakage. To wit, streaming to (vlc) clients
>> starts fine but within 30 seconds all or all but one will have given up.
>> I don't know if this is a bug beyond being a nonsensical chain
>> configuration, but it would perhaps be nice if vlc could at least warn if
>> the options conflict or cause nonsensical chains to be constructed.
> I know I'm an idiot, but I fail to see how it is non-sensical.

The results appear to be, and I'm told this is to be expected when
knowing anything at all about how the protocol(s) work. If not, then
the clients giving up on showing the stream within 30s seconds is
a bug?

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