"Streaming" FLV through MogileFS
dormando at rydia.net
Fri Apr 13 21:59:16 UTC 2007
Eric Lambrecht wrote:
>> We've got a perlbal in front of our web servers that proxy out mogile
>> content. We made an update to perlbal so that if a cgi script returns
>> an 'X-REPROXY-FLV-START' header to perlbal (in addition to the
>> 'X-REPROXY-URL' header that points to the actual video in mogile),
>> perlbal makes a partial GET request against the backend mogile server
>> (lighttpd, in this case), and prefixes the response back to the client
>> with the 13 byte FLV header information.
> ... bah! I feel bad just leaving a tease like that. ;-)
> Here's a patch against perlbal 1.52 that implements this. There might be
> an extraneous line or two in there - review it and understand it before
> you run it.
> Credit to Giao Phan (casret at pobox.com) for the code.
Hah, thanks! Beat me to the punch. I like unified diffs, but this'll work :)
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