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@ryandesign ryandesign released this 23 Jan 02:23
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What's New with Darwin Streaming Server 6.0.3

  • DSS now builds and runs 64-bit on MacOS X
  • Updates for example modules:
    • The example Authorization module has been updated.
      Source code is available in: APIModules/QTSSDemoAuthorizationModule.bproj
    • The example Spam Defense module has been updated.
      Source code is available in: APIModules/QTSSSpamDefenseModule.bproj
    • An example RTSP redirect module has been included
      Source code is available in: APIModules/QTSSDemoRedirectModule.bproj
    • Example modules are installed into:
      (MacOS X): /Library/QuickTimeStreamingServer/Modules.disabled
      (other Unix): /usr/local/sbin/StreamingServerModules
  • OS X based user account support is added using Apple Open Directory services and includes LDAP and Active Directory user account authentication and authorization
  • Separate thread pools are used for RTSP processing and RTP processing
  • Performance is improved on OS X systems with 4 and 8 cores over previous releases.
  • Supports hinted files greater than 4GB in size.
  • The posted pre-built MacOS package runs on MacOS X 10.5 or later only
  • No build support yet for non-Mac OS X systems (open source submissions are needed to build on other platforms)
  • No longer posting pre-built install binaries for non-Mac OS X systems.
    Version 5.5.5 for Linux and Windows can be downloaded from

This release contains open source submissions for the following issues:

  • Fixed compilation problem on Solaris 10u3 (Stefan Parvu)
  • Fixed access log c-bytes value (Amir Wolf)
  • Fixed access log CPU utilization value
  • Fixed compilation problem on FC6 linux PPC (Matthew McGillis)
  • Fix to allow streaming of files with bad hint track references, allows compatibility with some popular encoders (Fredrik Widlund)
  • Fix StreamingProxy compilation problems for some non-MacOSX platforms
  • Added a HowTo for uninstalling DSS on a MacOS X system
  • Misc. fixes for Debian linux (Ben Humpert)
  • Fixed problem with video sync frame detection for MacOS X on Intel (Lorenzo Vicisano)