[FFmpeg-devel] saving file directly to webserver
Thu Jun 12 08:43:29 CEST 2008
any responses on this? would be really nice.
On 11.06.2008, at 09:38, Thomas J?rg wrote:
> thank you very much for this input, luca
> i took a look at feng. feng is for streaming, right? i'm not talking
> about streaming.
> for the user it has to be like just DOWNLOADING an ordinary mpeg4/h264
> file that he can open or even progressive download into quicktime.
> the files have exactly the same format.
> would be so cool if you could help me on that.
> On 11.06.2008, at 09:09, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> Thomas J?rg wrote:
>>> or in detail:
>>> 1. a user clicks on a movie download link on a website (mpeg4, php/
>>> 2. a script selects two preencoded files they are pretty large
>>> (ca. 1
>>> 3. the two files are joined
>>> 4. the download of the new movie (the two files connected) begins
>>> for the user it has to be like just downloading one file. the movie
>>> should play in quicktime player.
>> beside quicktime, IFF the files have the same format, feng can do
>>> is there a possibility to do this directly?
>> Only if the files have the same format.
>>> i imagine something like modifying ffmpeg to accept two files as an
>>> input then ultimately generating the mpeg4 header and passing it on
>>> the webserver to start with the download. can the movie information
>>> pulled out of the two existing files? it's like an ordinary "join
>>> files operation" but instead of a "save as" command there is a "pass
>>> to webserver" comand. or you can see it like this: the file is not
>>> saved locally but directly to the requesting user over the web.
>> Right now feng (a streaming server that uses ffmpeg) let you cut and
>> collate chunks of streams on fly.
>>> would be really cool to build an application that can do this. we
>>> a small group of filmstudents from berlin but we have funding for
>>> project. we are willing to offer a 500? reward for anybody who can
>>> build such a system.
>> A similar thing was done by politecnico di Torino an year ago and
>> feature got in feng because of that.
>> http://live.polito.it if you want to give a try.
>> Luca Barbato
>> Gentoo Council Member
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