"Streaming" FLV through MogileFS

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at danga.com
Fri Apr 13 22:15:45 UTC 2007

On Fri, 13 Apr 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.

Could you send a diff -u?  Hurts my brain to read that other format.  :)

- Brad

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