[FFmpeg-devel] Full support for sending H.264 in RTP

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Jun 15 18:13:18 CEST 2011

Hi luca

On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 01:34:51PM +0200, Luca Abeni wrote:
> Hi all,
> rtpenc support for H.264 is currently incomplete (it supports
> only one of the two possible H.264 bitstream syntaxes).
> As a result, something like
> 	ffmpeg -re -i video.mp4 -an -vcodec copy -f rtp rtp://
> (where video.mp4 contains an H.264 video stream) will not work.
> The attached patch fixed this problem, by implementing support for the
> "MP4" syntax of H.264 bitstreams (sorry, I call it "mp4 syntax"; I do not
> know the correct name).
> I know this patch causes some code duplication (or quadruplication :);
> this is why I never submitted it for inclusion (it is actually a quite
> old patch).
> But I continuously receive private emails from people asking for the
> patch... So, at least now it is archived in the mailing list
> archives ;-)

patch applied, if so many people want it we should include it.

> As a side note, the command I posted above segfaults on exit. This is
> unrelated to my patch (it segfaults even without it).
> 				Luca
> P.S.: I am not subscribed to the mailing list. If you reply, please cc:
> me.


also thx for the patch and welcome back!
and please send me your public ssh key so i can give you git write

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