[MPlayer-users] Re: Rtsp support

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon Feb 17 03:30:34 CET 2003

On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 02:39:59PM -0800, Ross Finlayson wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> >Hmm. afaik xine has some working rtsp:// supoprt for the realmedia streams.
> >dunno how does it work, but last tiem i checked the code it was quite huge
> >(many files, parsers, crypto stuff etc) compared to the pnm:// code.
> Yes, the Xine folks have shown that some RealAudio/RealVideo "rtsp://" 
> streams can be played.  I hope to someday reimplement this as part of the 
> LIVE.COM Streaming Media Code - which will thus make it available for use 
> by MPlayer.

Forgive me for being an anti-C++ bigot, but if Xine has an independent
implementation of rtsp that works better and that's in C, why don't we
import that to MPlayer so we don't have the LIVE.COM dependency?


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