MAX_RTP_FRAME_SIZE & modern network cameras

Asked by Alexandre Poltorak


Recently MPlayer team member Atilla increased on my request the MAX_RTP_FRAME_SIZE in libmpdemux/demux_rtp.cpp

Is it possible to apply this simple change to the main sources of MPlayer package on Ubuntu ? So we will not have to wait on the next release of MPlayer.

This change allow frames up to 5MB over RTP. This is needed for high resolution cameras such as Elphel.

It would be really nice to have a working mplayer out of the box with Ubuntu 8.10.

Best regards,

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marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

I think you can try to compile the source code from svn please refer to the

On Ubuntu you must install a lot of packages to compile... first the subversion and the build-essential packages...

Open a Terminal from the menu Applications → Accessories → Terminal and type:
(when the system ask you a password give your user password, you will not see nothing when you type it, then press enter)

sudo apt-ger update
sudo apt-get install subversion build-essential

donwload the source from svn:

svn checkout svn:// mplayer

cd mplayer

read the readme file in this directory to compile, i hope there is one...

Then you must resolve all requested dev library needed to compile

Hope this helps

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