[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Support broadcast destination for udp protocol

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Tue May 13 16:00:58 CEST 2014

On Tue, Apr 08, 2014 at 11:21:52PM -0400, Olivier Langlois wrote:
> Use the required socket option SO_BROADCAST to be able to stream to a broadcast
> address.
> Prior to the patch, trying to stream to a broadcast address was resulting to the
> following error:
> av_interleaved_write_frame(): Permission denied
> The patch has been tested with:
> ffmpeg -f v4l2 -framerate 30 -input_format yuyv422 -video_size 640x480 -i /dev/video0 \
>  -c:v libx264 -profile:v high -preset ultrafast -tune zerolatency -b:v 500k -pix_fmt yuv420p \
>  -f mpegts udp://
> I have added an option to let the user explicitly request broadcast in order to avoid
> ffmpeg to broadcast unintentionally.
> Signed-off-by: Olivier Langlois <olivier at trillion01.com>

patch applied

please add entry to our udp documentation for this as well


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