[MPlayer-dev-eng] Porting MPlayer to Symbian

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Fri Apr 6 10:45:21 CEST 2007

On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 10:29:10AM +0200, Sofiane Sofiane wrote:
> I want to use MPlayer to build a streaming client able to render an rtp/rtcp
> video/audio stream. My idea is to use the Open C (
> http://www.forum.nokia.com/) SDK to port MPlayer to Symbian, as Open C
> designers ported its libraries to Symbian.
> What i want to know is how does mplayer use ffmpeg/libavcodec to pass the
> video data to the appropriate codec. In fact, with symbian SDK i can receive
> rtp/rtcp pakets and get the video data in a buffer and i want to pass this
> data to libavcodec codecs to decode the data, then render it using Symbian's
> graphics APIs.

Somehow I have a hunch that you are complicating your life more than
necessary.  MPlayer can handle RTP out of the box.  Have you tried just
compiling and running it on your platform?  There should not be many
dependencies except maybe a custom video output driver.


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