[MPlayer-users] There is no cache when playing m3u8 stream (hls-protocol)

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Sep 29 16:22:08 CEST 2013

On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 06:42:23PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 06:12:49PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > > With that, it works well. But still, isn't that only side-stepping the
> > > issue?
> > 
> > Kind of. But as said, most people like mean cannot receive rtsp streams
> > over UDP either way because they use a NAT router.
> > Unless you do crazy stuff like UPnP or firewall hole punching rtsp does
> > not work in that case and will fall back to tcp.
> > However after looking at the messages I am fairly certain this is
> > already solved in FFmpeg:
> > [udp @ 0x7f494f3c7700]'circular_buffer_size' option was set but it is not supported on this build (pthread support is required)
> > So it's just broken due to the way we configure FFmpeg (assuming that
> > circular buffer is large enough to hold a few frames).
> Should be fixed, but as said RTSP-over-UDP doesn't work in my network
> so I can't test it.

Did someone manage to test if RTSP over UDP now works reasonably?
Otherwise it might make sense to make streaming over TCP the default.
This will also avoid the timeout for people like me where UDP does not

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