[vorbis-dev] playing vorbis file stored in a buffer array

Jack Moffitt jack at icecast.org
Wed Apr 4 15:04:57 PDT 2001

> I'm building an rtsp client/server that will support vorbis and I'm trying
> to determine the best way to play the vorbis content as the array is
> continuously being filled.
> Currently, I can download an ogg file via rtsp and write it out to a FILE
> and then play_file (from ogg123) it when it's done -- so the file is in
> the correct format.
> What would you recommend?

Playing content from non-files is the job of the ov_open_callbacks.  You
can see this at work in the xmms plugin, or the ogg123 streaming code.

You can also consult the ov_open_callbacks docs at


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