[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] ffserver rtsp bug fixes

Howard Chu hyc
Wed May 19 08:44:32 CEST 2010

Luca Abeni wrote:
> Hi,
> On 05/19/2010 08:24 AM, Howard Chu wrote:
> [...]
>>> Note that I still haven't gotten ffserver to successfully stream
>>> anything from
>>> a file, there are plenty more problems left to chase down.
>> It turns out that streaming just audio from FLV files was working fine.
>> But the H264 video was encoded as the AVC1 subtype, and none of the sdp
>> or rtp code handled this. This patch gets RTP working for me from an FLV
>> (AVC1) file source.
> I think this is the wrong solution. The (IMHO) correct one would be to use
> a bitstream filter to convert the NAL syntax.

Why is that a better solution? And if it is, then why hasn't it already been 
done, so that libavcodec/h264.c doesn't have to do exactly these same steps 
(after all, that's where I lifted this code from) ?

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