bugmimms mms stream downloader - Bugs: bug #24734, connection error


bug #24734: connection error

Submitted by:  rex mundi <rexmundi>
Submitted on:  Mon 03 Nov 2008 10:56:40 AM UTC  
Severity:  5 - Average Status:  Need Info
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Wed 01 Sep 2010 02:09:24 PM UTC, comment #2: 

I think this is the same bug as reported here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mimms/+bug/584983

I'm affected, too:
~$ mimms mms://a1197.v18792.c1879.g.vm.akamaistream.net/7/1197/1879/v0001/viewontv.download.akamai.com/1879/tv5/kiosque/kiosque_230510.wmv kiosque.wmv
Connecting ...libmms error:/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/libmimms/core.py:245: DeprecationWarning: BaseException.message has been deprecated as of Python 2.6
  print >> sys.stderr, "libmms error:", e.message
libmms connection error

The stream above works perfectly with vlc or mplayer (see attachments).

I get this error only with seekable streams.
Mimms still works perfectly with non-seekable streams.

I tried the non-seekable stream generated on this page:
I can give you the mms-link, but it probably won't work because of the ridiculous security on Dutch National television broadcasts (e.g. hash functions and not being allowed to view the same broadcast twice within 24 hours).
please note that there's an ampersand (&-sign) in these links, so you'll want to put it between quotation marks

This non-seekable stream worked just fine for me:
$ mimms 'mms://emil08.omroep.nl/thema_journaal24-bb-public?/nos/journaal24-bb&md5=4731ff652f227ff3c890e962dfea0bff&t=4c67f3ba' journaal24_15-08-10.asf
mms://emil08.omroep.nl/thema_journaal24-bb-public?/nos/journaal24-bb&md5=4731ff652f227ff3c890e962dfea0bff&t=4c67f3ba => journaal24_15-08-10.asf
 ∞ B / 1.25 MB (19.48 kB/s, 00:01:26 remaining)
Download complete!

I'm using Kubuntu 10.04, mimms 3.2.1 and libmms 0.4

(file #21368, file #21369)

John Paul <p6284968128>
Thu 06 Nov 2008 06:23:58 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I can't reproduce your problem, because it doesn't work for me with mplayer, vlc, xine, or mimms.

When I watch with wireshark, the server doesn't respond at all to any mms requests from any of the clients.

Wesley J. Landaker <wjl>
Project Administrator
Mon 03 Nov 2008 10:56:40 AM UTC, original submission:  

get libmms connection error for valid mms url.  url can be retrieved with mplayer or vlc.  Not a dup of https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?19884 as account has write permission.

Tried in the following configs
ubunutu 8.10
mimms 3.2.1
libmms 0.4

ubuntu 8.0.4
mimms 2.0.1
libmms 0.3

rrrr@trillian:/tmp$ mimms --version
mimms 3.2.1
rrrr@trillian:/tmp$  mimms -v mms://media.eplondemand.iinet.net.au/epl_content//20081101/20081101_VOD_EVE_FUL_1000K.WMV
Connecting ...libmms error: libmms connection error

rex mundi <rexmundi>


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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Attached Files
file #21368:  mplayer added by p6284968128 (3KiB - application/octet-stream)
file #21369:  vlc added by p6284968128 (2KiB - application/octet-stream)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2010-09-01 p6284968128 Attached File- => Added mplayer, #21368
        Attached File- => Added vlc, #21369
    2008-11-06 wjl StatusNone => Need Info

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