[FFmpeg-devel] Additional RTSP issues

Luca Abeni lucabe72
Thu Jul 16 07:52:06 CEST 2009

Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Baptiste
> Coudurier<baptiste.coudurier at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7/15/2009 12:16 PM, Stas Oskin wrote:
>>>> What about discarding packets until RTCP SR is received ?
>>>> It is streaming, user won't care about loosing a few frames at the
>>>> beginning but will definitely prefer having correct timestamps, like
>>>> this thread proves.
>>> That what I actually do now, but I still want to be able to process these
>>> frames if needed.
>> Interesting, what for ?
> - data prefetch (imagine wanting an internal buffer, skipping the
> first 3sec b/c of delay and then having to wait an *additional* 3
> seconds to build up the internal buffer; of course the 3s is a random
> number but you get the idea)
> - not all RTSP streams are live

For non-live streams, the problem does not exist (an RTCP SR arrives as a
first packet).


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