[vlc-devel] Problems with VOD

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Jun 10 13:56:03 CEST 2011

On Fri, 10 Jun 2011 18:32:21 +0800, Vandhanaa Lakshminarayanan
<vandhanaa91 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am a year 2 student interning in a company which is interested in
> VLC to do VOD across the internet. I was basically able to stream it
> the intranet and also when both the server and the client have a public
> I understand that is because the RTP packets from the server are sent as
> UDP and there is a problem with the communication. I saw some previous
> threads about the same and was wondering what are the difficulties in
> I mean the threads i saw went back to 2007 and there has still not been
> much improvement in this area. So in the case that i am involved in
> incorporating this feature, what hurdles should i expect?

The RTSP server built in VLC does not support Interleaved RTP. To support
this, I'm afraid a major overhaul of the HTTP/RTSP server "engine" would be

> Also when i tried streaming from live555streamingmedia i was not able to
> receive the TCP packets in v1.1.9 but was able to receive in v1.0.0. Why
> was this feature removed??

I don't think it was. It might be a bug.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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