[rtmpdump] another verifiable "video jumps-backwards" case

Gunnar gunnar at surfnet.fi
Tue Aug 7 22:26:15 CEST 2012

(forgot emailadr of forum, never used this bfr)

On 8/7/2012 2:40 AM, Steven Penny wrote:

OK, disabling the BUFX-hack, --R is now implemented, great!

Before I start trying more tricks on my own, what about, and has-or-is
anyone else working on something like this

-- it seems possible to detect this  jmp-backwards from the  EOF
received ctrl packet (better than comparing time stamps,etc "on the fly"?)

-- minimum "fix", at least exit rtmpdump with error-bells screaming,
user can then manually add the -R switch
-- automatic restart after detection with BUFXHack disabled (demands
lots of re-inits of variables, pointers,flags,etc?)
(changed one old non-lib rtmpdump to be able to loop through many
downloads, got messy, always something "wrong' in specific situations)

But it seems that at that point this "jump-back-problem" can be "totally

> You need to keep up with the times.

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