flvstreamer/rtmpdump does not support SWF Verification

dinkypumpkin dinkypumpkin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 11:10:30 EDT 2012

On 27/06/2012 15:59, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
> On 2012-06-27 15:38, dinkypumpkin wrote:
>> I would vote for dropping flvstreamer as a dependency.  It's
>> confusing enough the the flvstreamer option value defaults to
>> rtmpdump, so it might be good to hide that oddity by switching to
>> rtmpdump only. However, I would guess there are at least a few people
>> who prefer flvstreamer for reasons of habit or ideology.  If that is a
>> consideration,  then perhaps just make rtmpdump the default since new
>> users are unlikely to have either one already installed?  The Wheezy
>> rtmpdump build is fairly current, so it should serve get_iplayer for
>> some time to come.
> Will get_iplayer favour one over the other if both are installed?

If both are installed and --flvstreamer is not set, get_iplayer favours 
rtmpdump.  If it then can't find rtmpdump in $PATH, it falls back to 
flvstreamer and punts (no check in $PATH).

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