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

Howard Chu hyc
Wed May 19 08:47:36 CEST 2010

Howard Chu wrote:
> Howard Chu wrote:
>> Howard Chu wrote:
>>> This patch plugs a number of per-session memory leaks in the rtsp code. Also
>>> replaced one instance of strchr() with memchr() to silence a valgrind warning
>>> about running off into the weeds (reading uninit'd memory). Unfortunately
>>> there are still a large number of those...
>> All of my testing so far was with streams coming from an ffm feed. I just
>> found this bug while running valgrind using a stream read from a file. Streams
>> read from a file will reference freed memory because add_av_stream1() didn't
>> copy the extradata from the codec.
>> 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.

Cleaned up, more compact version of the patch.
   -- Howard Chu
   CTO, Symas Corp.           http://www.symas.com
   Director, Highland Sun     http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
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