[vlc-devel] TCP handle leak on failed attempt to open network stream

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Jan 20 13:59:44 CET 2010

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> I am searching through VLC's source code to try and find where
> these connections are left open. Any help or advice would be
> greatly appreciated.

For HTTP, modules/access/http.c, for RTSP moduled/demux/live555.cpp and the underlying live555 library.

> Example command line: "c:\program files\VideoLan\vlc\vlc.exe
> rtsp:\\badURL".

If that fails, even with an invalid domain name, it sounds more like a problem in the "waitpipe" in src/misc/objects.c.


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