[vlc-devel] [PATCH] rtsp: change default to unpriviledged

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Dec 9 00:26:21 CET 2010

On Wed, 8 Dec 2010 21:10:21 +0100, Pierre Ynard <linkfanel at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> The default is currently 554 and it's never going to work out of the box
> since it's priviledged. I'm not sure of what port to use: 5544? I had
> one report of /etc/services listing rtsp-alt as 8554. However there's
> one thing that bothers me: you're prompted to give an URL to sdp=, and
> if you pass an actual RTSP URL then it won't be interpreted as per the
> RFC (exporting the SDP through HTTP defaults to port 80 too).

Does Apache default to port 8080 and 8443 because 80 and 443 are
privileged? Do FTP servers not default to port 21 even though it is
privileged? Do we have a warranty that another user or another application
is not already bound to 5544 or 8554?

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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