[ogg-dev] Re: [Vorbis-dev] Problem in devloping basic ogg streaming
player for windows-Please help
tapesh at gmail.com
Sun Sep 3 00:52:58 PDT 2006
Thanks for response.
I am not using .net , I am using vc++ 6.0.
And I am not able to find any c/c++ library for windows which stream http.
Some are availble to download the whole http file, but it is not my
If any other member has developed ogg stream player for windows before and
can give me any pointers, it would be great help for me.
On 9/1/06, Ian Malone <ibmalone at gmail.com> wrote:
> Tapesh Goyal wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am a newbie and devloping a basic ogg player. I have taken help from
> > turorial:
> > http://www.devmaster.net/articles/openal-tutorials/lesson8.php
> > Thanks to jesse.
> > It is using openAL and ogg sdk. I am able to compile and execute this
> > sample
> > perfactly fine. And ogg file on disk is playing perfactly fine. This
> > tutorial is using 2 buffers for streaming.
> > My requirement is to play file through URL like
> > http://mp3stream.wfmu.org:8008/wfmu.ogg. But when I am trying to do that
> > fopen is failing in following code.
> > if(!(oggFile = fopen(path.c_str(), "rb")))
> > throw string("Could not open Ogg file.");
> > As fopen gives handel for files which are on disk only.
> > So can anybody help me How to play a file using URL in windows? Any
> > snippet/tutorial would be highly appriciated .
> > Is this tutorial works fine to play ogg streams through URL ?
> If you have a .Net or Mono environment you may want to look at the
> WebRequest class and derivatives. I haven't used this myself,
> but I think you can get the resource as a stream.
> Otherwise you need to find a C or C++ library that can retrieve files
> over http.
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