[vlc-devel] VLC doesn't orchestrate the live555 plugin correctly?

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Jan 27 22:50:48 CET 2012

Le vendredi 27 janvier 2012 23:27:14 John Zavgren, vous avez écrit :
> When I run the flow over the impaired IP path... as soon as a packet is
> dropped... the flow seizes, the video stops. This is completely
> reproducible.

This is not necessarily abnormal. If the inter-packet delay variation suddenly 
jumps, the input buffer will underflow.

> When I substitute the VLC instance that's receiving the flow with
> openRTSP... it works fine. I can drop, and shuffle packets and the video
> flow doesn't seize.
> Same live555 code in both cases.
> So, it seems that VLC isn't orchestrating the live 555 library code
> correctly.

That might be true, but it remains a bold claim especially without a patch or 
at least an analysis of the code.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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