[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] chromecast: don't close the client connection

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Oct 29 16:33:43 CET 2020

Le torstaina 29. lokakuuta 2020, 17.10.04 EET Alexandre Janniaux a écrit :
> Hi,
> Linux based seems to expose the keepalive and the timeout socket
> options without any right restriction. However, you need the
> admin right whenever you want to change the default value,
> but on linux it would probably not even be the case if you have
> your own network namespace (I haven't checked though since that
> is not relevant for this discussion).
> iOS manual doesn't seem to indicate support for timeout, but has
> support for keepalive too.
> https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/System/Conceptual/
> ManPages_iPhoneOS/man2/setsockopt.2.html
> On the Windows side, same story, there doesn't seem to be support
> for TCP user timeout but you can enable local keepalive with the
> setsockopt without rights. If you have the correct rights, you can
> setup the default properties in the registry but we don't need this.

Repeating myself, but I don't think keep-alives help in any way here.


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