[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] MMS wrapper

Stefan Gehrer stefan.gehrer at gmx.de
Sat Jul 14 07:34:23 CEST 2012

On 07/14/2012 01:30 AM, Don Moir wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Stefan Gehrer" <stefan.gehrer at gmx.de>
> To: "FFMpeg development discussions and patches"
> <ffmpeg-devel at mplayerhq.hu>
> Sent: Friday, July 13, 2012 4:41 PM
> Subject: [FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] MMS wrapper
>> attached patch implements a simple wrapper for handling mms:// URLs.
>> It first tries to open using mmst protocol and on failure tries
>> using mmsh protocol.
>> I found some streams on tunein.com which either support only
>> mmst or only mssh, with this patch applied both kinds can be
>> played back with just specifying mms:// as protocol.
>> This should fix ticket #998, the mms URL given there also works.
>> mms://live1.wm.skynews.servecast.net/skynews_wmlz_live300k
>> Stefan
> Thanks
> Would mmsh be more common then mmst and maybe should be tried first even
> if mmst is more efficient ?

Yes, mmsh seems to be more common. But mmst usually fails after a
minimal communication with server (connection on port 1755 refused)
while mmsh is likely to exchange some data on port 80 before
realising that the request can not be fulfilled. That is why I
did it in this order.

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