[mythtv] "New" Feature: RTSP streaming for myth backend

Devan Lippman devan.lippman at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 20:16:08 UTC 2006

On 2/1/06, Devan Lippman <devan.lippman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Similar to Thor's MFD it would be nice to have to ability for MythTV
> to stream from the backend via RTSP. I'd like to implement this in
> such a way that the stream could be adjusted (bitrate, etc) on the fly
> before being sent out. I'll admit I know very little of how MythTV's
> playback stream pieces together as it stands. There may be someone
> better to take this one on but I consider myself a good C/C++
> programmer and am willing to volunteer my time. If I were to go about
> this I'd probably try the following order:
> - Initiate video stream of file from drive (based on Thor's MFD work;
> liveMedia)
> - Get transcoder to stream to the RTSP video streamer (based on mythtranscode)
> - Fit it in to MythTV (??)
> I know I said I was going to peek at MythWeb music but this is really
> something that keeps coming up for me and would be a benefit to
> mythweb, along with the rest of MythTV if muticast can be provided.
> Keeps MythTV ahead of the slingbox and TiVO too :)
> --
> Thanks,
> Devan Lippman <devan at lippman dot net>

There doesn't seem to be a lot of interest for this, is there
something that I'm not seeing that might be standing in the way of
this?  Wouldn't this be the prefered method for streaming live tv,

Devan Lippman <devan at lippman dot net>

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