[vlc-devel] Switch OFF reconnecting in RTSP over HTTP

Ross Finlayson finlayson at live555.com
Thu Apr 26 22:02:57 CEST 2018

> On Apr 25, 2018, at 3:26 AM, Jan Olszak <jan.olszak at vestiacom.com> wrote:
> Hi there!
> I'm writing a simple RTSP over HTTP client using libVLC. It connects to a server on the same machine and the connect() is very fast. It turns out that when the server returns an error to the GET request libvlc retries to connect. It retries couple of times and stops probably due to timeout.


What happens if - instead of (lib)VLC - you use the “openRTSP” command-line tool: <http://www.live555.com/openRTSP/>?  This will tell you whether the issue is one that happens within the LIVE555 library, or instead in (lib)VLC’s “live555.cpp” interface code.

Ross Finlayson
Live Networks, Inc.

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