[vlc-devel] "Tunnel RTSP and RTP over HTTP" problem v1.1.5
finlayson at live555.com
Wed Jan 19 00:20:07 CET 2011
>Was anyone aware that when using "Tunnel RTSP and RTP over HTTP" in
>the demuxers section is causing VLC to hang?
Yes. Here's what I reported (on the "streaming" mailing list, not
this one) last month:
>I have just tried testing "RTSP-over-HTTP" streaming using VLC 1.1.5
>(as a client), and can confirm that the "Tunnel RTSP and RTP over
>HTTP" option (in Preferences -> Input & Codecs -> All (button) ->
>Demuxers -> RTP/RTSP) is broken, at least in version 1.1.5.
>Checking the "Tunnel RTSP and RTP over HTTP" option does *not* cause
>RTSP requests to get tunneled over HTTP. Instead, it seems to cause
>some weird RealNetworks emulation crap. The following is what the
>User-Agent: RealMedia Player Version 126.96.36.1995 (linux-2.0-libc6-i386-gcc2.95)
>PlayerStarttime: [28/03/2003:22:50:23 00:00]
>followed by a regular (non-tunneled) RTSP "OPTIONS" request.
>So, it appears that the 1.1.5 version has somehow gotten
>RTSP-over-HTTP tunneling confused with RealNetworks pseudo-RTSP
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