[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]RTSP Basic Authentication

Philip Coombes philip.coombes
Mon Feb 16 11:07:26 CET 2009

>>> First time post so be gentle!
>>> Attached is a patch that adds basic authentication to the RTSP 
>>> functionality. This is necessary for some IP cameras (e.g. ACTi ones) 
>>> that do not support anonymous viewing but also desirable on those that 
>>> do for security reasons. An enhanced implementation might consider 
>>> adding digest based authentication as a further option but this is not 
>>> included in this patch.
>>> I hope this meets all the various guidelines and standards for posting 
>>> etc etc.
>> char auth[128], host[1024], path[1024], tcpname[1024], cmd[2048], 
>> *option_list, *option;
>> http.c uses an auth[1024] I hadn't checked rfc2617 to be sure which is 
>> right..
>> Beside that looks fine (I should check if would be possible factorize 
>> http and rtsp common code)
>> lu
> Hi,
> I could have sworn I saw this patch go into SVN but it's not there now 
> so maybe it never did. I didn't know if I was supposed to follow this up 
> or check it in myself. I assumed the public SVN is readonly.
> Can anyone confirm whether this patch was applied already (and then 
> maybe reversed) or if there is anything else I need to do.
> Thanks.
Anyone? Is it something I need to do or is it just in a queue?


Philip Coombes

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