[MPlayer-dev-eng] Multicast video streams

Amaury Jacquot sxpert at esitcom.org
Sun Jan 30 23:49:15 CET 2005

Ross Finlayson wrote:
>> there is a problem in the rtp module though, in that it should buffer 
>> up to 8/16 packets and attempt to reorder them as they come. I'm 
>> getting an aweful lot of "unexpected packet sequence number", which 
>> results in dropped packets, and crappy mpeg artifacts on the video.
> Don't use the "rtp://" support - it's crap, and only works with MPEG-1 
> or 2 audio/video RTP streams anyway.  Instead, build MPlayer to use the 
> "LIVE.COM Streaming Media" libraries, and play your stream from a SDP 
> file (using "sdp://"), or from a "rtsp://" URL.  This will give a much 
> more robust RTP implementation.

mebbe, but it isn't easy to use as there's no way to list the 
mbone-announced sdp sessions

> For more information, see <http://www.live.com/mplayer/>
>         Ross.
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