[MPlayer-users] pna stream on bbc not working

Roberto Togni r_togni at tiscali.it
Mon Apr 11 20:23:16 CEST 2005

On Mon, 11 Apr 2005 02:22:54 +0300
Adrian Buciuman <adibuciuman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for confirming the problem.
> I've seen it both under Windows and under Linux.
> There are  two things here:
> 1. pnm doesn't work. The server asks for a newer player.
> 2. mplayer doesn't realize that the server has refused the connection 
> and is endlessly giving some error messages.
> Maybe the bug is fixed in current, I haven't tested yet
> (In the ChangeLog for Mplayer-current I see "* EOF detect and bugfixes
> in pnm:// streams")
> I also haven't tested xine with these pnm streams.
Yes, 2 is fixed, but unplayable pnm streams will stay broken unless
someone fixes the authentication (now mplayer does some tricks, that
include sending a fixed old timestamp, and that could be the problem).

EOF detection is very hacky (stop streaming when server stop answering),
but seem to work.


More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list