[PD] IP camera and pidip

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Fri Apr 11 09:41:25 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 03:42:02AM +0200, ydegoyon at free.fr wrote:
> let's see, does your ip cam delivers you a stream in the form of
> http://ip:port/something.someformat ??
> where someformat = mp4, mpg, ogg ?
> in that case, you can use that solution :
> in a  shell script :
> rm /tmp/pipe
> mknod /tmp/pipe p
> mencoder -nosound -ovc raw -of rawvideo -vf format=rgb24,crop=320:240 
> http://ip:port/something.someformat -o /tmp/pipe
> in pd :
> pdp_rawin /tmp/pipe bitmap/rgb/320x240

that is more|less what i use, except i have to transcode mjpeg to mp4, 
ogg or mpeg, because if i try to push mjpeg into the pipe, pdp_rawin 
is crashing. Is it possible for [pdp_rawin] to set different type?

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