[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-iptv-0.0.2

Antti Seppälä ajhseppa at niksula.hut.fi
Sun Oct 28 22:48:18 CET 2007


Udo Richter wrote:
> I think that the decision to use liblivemedia as protocol layer is a
> good way to go. Basically, you provide the URL, pick the wanted
> sub-streams, and liblivemedia delivers video and audio as separate
> data streams. If you're interested, I can share my work-in-progress
> source code. (well, not much progress lately...)
> 

Yes, we are interested in looking at how streamplayer would handle rtsp.
Using external libraries could be a very clean way to go for iptv plugin
as well.

>> Testing is a bit hard since
>> I'm not aware of suitable mpeg2 rtsp -stream providers. Are there any
>> publicly available?
> 
> The vlc player with its integrated vlm server (aka. telnet interface) is 
> a good starting point, as it provides RTSP VoD sources with the ability 
> of play/pause and seek. I'm not sure, but I think vlm can also stream 
> live streams. And even on-the-fly transcoding works.
> 

Thanks for the advice. I'll see if I can get vlc to provide rtsp streams
to help in plugin development and testing.

-- 
Antti Seppälä



More information about the vdr mailing list