[vlc-devel] httplive bug fixes

Sergio M. Ammirata, Ph.D. sergio at ammirata.net
Wed Nov 2 06:37:39 CET 2011


I think it is important that this fix makes it to 1.2 (through this patch
or in your own way). Without it, playback from most live sites will not



On 10/10/11 6:59 AM, "Jean-Paul Saman" <jpsaman at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Jean-Paul Saman <jpsaman at gmail.com>
>> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 8:02 PM, Sergio M. Ammirata, Ph.D.
>> <sergio at ammirata.net> wrote:
>>>  Here is a modified patch without the streamindex parameter.
>> Thanks, I will have a look at this.
>I had a closer look at your patch and concluded that it is not
>correct. You have found several issues which needs correcting, but not
>in the way your patch does.
>For instance:
>- reloading the HLS playlist is only done for live streams not for VOD
>streams. Your patch assumes it does that for VOD streams too. This
>assumption is wrong.
>- line 1055: vlc_UrlParse(&segment->url, p->url.psz_path, 0); is not
>correct. It should parse the entire url not only the psz_path part.
>The original line is wrong too.
>  A new URL should be constructed with psz_url = ConstructUrl(&p->url);
>Kind Regards,
>Jean-Paul Saman
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