[vlc-devel] [PATCH] rtsp: change default to unpriviledged
linkfanel at yahoo.fr
Thu Dec 9 02:27:08 CET 2010
> On Thursday 09 December 2010, Pierre Ynard wrote:
> > Apache and FTP servers are coded and packaged for being run as root,
> > and out of the box. VLC is neither, it's even discouraged and made
> > impossible.
> We have the vlc-wrapper; this is not true.
vlc-wrapper != out of the box. But yeah, another option to get a usable
default is to somehow automagically call vlc-wrapper when there's going
to be RTSP.
> > However VLC's HTTP access output defaults to ports 8080 and 8443, not
> > sure why; is it only to avoid conflicts with real HTTP servers?
> So VLC is not a real RTSP server? Then why don't we admit it and
> remove the VoD altogether?
That's not what I implied. VLC is more of a "real" RTSP server than it
is of a classic HTTP server.
> Besides, I was not responsible for those default ports, so there is no
Okay, then what do you think would have made sense?
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