[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add support for digest auth in the http and rtsp protocols
Wed Mar 24 19:12:17 CET 2010
On Wed, 24 Mar 2010, Josh Allmann wrote:
> On 24 March 2010 08:02, Martin Storsj? <martin at martin.st> wrote:
> > On Wed, 24 Mar 2010, Luca Barbato wrote:
> >> On 03/22/2010 07:40 PM, Martin Storsj? wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > As in subject - this series adds http digest auth support to http and
> >> > rtsp.
> >> Nice, but.. Is that used anywhere in the wild?
> > It's used in all places where I get to decide, at least. :-)
> > Proper use case: Broadcasting to an RTSP server using the RTSP muxer. The
> > privilege of broadcasting is password protected usually, and I don't like
> > sending my passwords in clear text (aka http basic auth).
> Looks like live555's openrtsp client supports digest auth too.
> So there is some precedent.
And last but not least, Darwin Streaming Server, which I'm using the RTSP
muxer to broadcast to, uses digest auth out of the box. One has to change
settings in order to use basic instead of that.
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