Does RTMP still have the 4GB problem?

batguano999 batguano999 at
Mon Jul 6 02:01:38 PDT 2015

>I haven't done so far is use the modded RTMP files on Linux Mint as I 
>don't have a clue how to mod the original executable on Linux. 
You need to re-compile RTMPDump with the patch.
If you're familiar with compiling with linux, it's not difficult, but I haven't tested it with >4GB files yet.

@xubuntu:~$ rtmpdump
RTMPDump v2.4 KSV-05-05-2015
(c) 2010 Andrej Stepanchuk, Howard Chu, The Flvstreamer Team; license: GPL

There's information in a thread here --->

The patch "Patch.diff" is contained in the file here --->

This is how I did it with Ubuntu, maybe it will be similar with Mint.

1 Clone the git.
$ git clone --depth 1 git://

2 Copy/paste the Patch.diff file from into the cloned rtmpdump folder.

3 Change directory.
$ cd rtmpdump

4 Apply the patch.
$ patch -p0 -i Patch.diff

5 Compile it.
$ make SHARED= VERSION="v2.4\ KSV-05-05-2015"

6 Install it.
This is the command I used with checkinstall... 
$ sudo checkinstall --pkgversion "2.4+git$(date +%Y%m%d)" --backup=no --default --deldoc=yes --fstrans=no; sudo ldconfig

7 Copy/paste the "deb" package from the cloned rtmpdump folder, keep it somewhere safe, then delete the cloned rtmpdump folder. The rtmpdump executable will (probably) have been istalled in "usr/local/bin" folder.

Good luck.

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