[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Fixed pause issue for streams without end (live cameras)
Paulo Vitor Magacho da Silva
pvmagacho at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 21:07:08 CEST 2015
Thanks for the information. Just one doubt, should the RTCP RR be sent by
the client? And the server must support such feature as well, correct?
Em 22/10/2015 17:00, "Ross Finlayson" <finlayson at live555.com> escreveu:
> The server we have for our application does not support GET_PARAMETER to
> keep to connection alive when the video is PAUSED. After 1 minute the
> connection is lost and the video has to be restarted.
> In the live555.cpp code, it reads that the GET_PARAMETER will be sent, but
> also the OPTIONS command could be send as a fallback. But I don't see this
> second option. Was this second option removed?
> FYI, in our own proxy server code we - by default - send “OPTIONS” rather
> than “GET_PARAMETER" as a keep-alive command, because we found that more
> servers handled “OPTIONS” than “GET_PARAMETER”. (It turned out that there
> are even some brain-damaged servers that include “GET_PARAMETER” in the
> list of commands that they *claim* to support (in response to an initial
> “OPTIONS” command) - but in reality don’t support “GET_PARAMETER” at all.)
> So, if VLC were changed to send “OPTIONS” rather than “GET_PARAMETER”, it
> might be an improvement (but, OTOH, some people would undoubtedly
> As an aside, I should point out that servers should really not need to
> receive *any* of these ‘keep-alive’ commands; they should, instead, be
> using incoming RTCP “RR” packets - from the client - to let it know that
> the client is still alive. But unfortunately lots of RTSP servers
> (including VLC, I think :-) don’t listen to incoming RTCP packets at all.
> Ross Finlayson
> Live Networks, Inc.
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