[rtmpdump] rtmpsuck duplicate filename patch

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Sun Apr 1 17:47:33 CEST 2012

Steven Penny wrote:
> Andy Goth wrote:
>> (note: I am not subscribed; please Cc: me in responses)
>> While saving a stream, I had some network hiccup, and the player in my
>> browser reconnected and resumed playback where it had left off.  This caused
>> rtmpsuck to overwrite the existing file to contain only the section of the
>> video following the break.  It saw that one stream had terminated and a new
>> one began, but it didn't realize that maybe the new stream might advertise
>> the same filename as the old.
> Umm??
> Session Parameters
>      These options take effect after the Connect request has succeeded.
>      --resume -e
>          Resume an incomplete RTMP download.

That's for rtmpdump. rtmpsuck doesn't work that way.

The patch probably addresses a real problem, but the patch is not portable 
enough; it won't work on Win32.

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