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get_iplayer doesn't support akamai video streams for live channels #5

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@ghost

As noted in jjl/get_iplayer#4 it seems get_iplayer doesn't currently support video/mp4 streams served via over rtmp from akamai hosts.

Currently BBC One is using these to serve live coverage of their World Cup footage.

$ curl http://www.bbc.co.uk/emp/simulcast/bbc_one_london.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!-- bbc_one_london.html r13490 -->
<playlist xmlns="http://bbc.co.uk/2008/emp/playlist" revision="1">
  <config>
    <plugin name="iPlayerLiveStats"/>
    <plugin name="spacesReporting"/>
  </config> 
    <id>tag:bbc.co.uk,2009:simulcast:bbc_one_london:playlist</id>
    <link rel="alternate" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone/"/>
    <title>BBC One</title>
    <summary>-</summary>
    <link rel="holding" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/images/tv/bbc_one_london_640_360.jpg" width="640" height="360" type="image/jpeg"/>
    <updated>2009-09-24T12:10:00Z</updated>
    <item kind="programme" live="true" simulcast="true" identifier="bbc_one_london" group="bbc_one_london">
      <id>tag:bbc.co.uk,2009:simulcast:bbc_one_london</id>
      <service id="bbc_one_london" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc_one_london">BBC One London</service>
      <masterbrand id="bbc_one" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/bbc_one">BBC One</masterbrand>
      <media kind="video" width="688" height="386" bitrate="1500" type="video/mp4" encoding="h264">
        <connection kind="akamai" application="live" identifier="bbc1_inlet_1500@s13633" server="cp80627.live.edgefcs.net" tokenIssuer="akamaiUk" />
      </media>
      <media kind="video" width="640" height="360" bitrate="800" type="video/mp4" encoding="h264">
        <connection kind="akamai" application="live" identifier="bbc1_inlet_800@s13632" server="cp80627.live.edgefcs.net" tokenIssuer="akamaiUk" />
      </media>
      <media kind="video" width="640" height="360" bitrate="480" type="video/mp4" encoding="h264">
        <connection kind="akamai" application="live" identifier="bbc1_inlet_500@s13631" server="cp80627.live.edgefcs.net" tokenIssuer="akamaiUk" />
      </media>
    </item>
</playlist>

It would be nice if we could work out what else is needed to support these. I've tried commenting out the skip and using latest rtmpdump, but without success thus far.

@jjl
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Please grab the latest version from ftp://ftp.infradead.org/pub/get_iplayer/ where this is currently being maintained. I've submitted the patch the the mailing list for it (details on the github wiki for this project)

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