flvstreamer/rtmpdump does not support SWF Verification

Jonathan Wiltshire jmw at debian.org
Wed Jun 27 11:36:14 EDT 2012

On 2012-06-27 16:10, dinkypumpkin wrote:
> 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).

Ok, this is http://bugs.debian.org/679284 then.

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