Darwin Streaming Server v6.0.3 Release Notes

Release Date: 2016-01-23 // over 7 years ago
  • What's New with Darwin Streaming Server 6.0.3

    • 🍎 DSS now builds and runs 64-bit on MacOS X
    • ⚡️ Updates for example modules:
      • The example Authorization module has been updated.
        Source code is available in: APIModules/QTSSDemoAuthorizationModule.bproj
      • The example Spam Defense module has been updated.
        Source code is available in: APIModules/QTSSSpamDefenseModule.bproj
      • An example RTSP redirect module has been included
        Source code is available in: APIModules/QTSSDemoRedirectModule.bproj
      • Example modules are installed into:
        🍎 (MacOS X): /Library/QuickTimeStreamingServer/Modules.disabled
        (other Unix): /usr/local/sbin/StreamingServerModules
    • 👍 OS X based user account support is added using Apple Open Directory services and includes LDAP and Active Directory user account authentication and authorization
    • Separate thread pools are used for RTSP processing and RTP processing
    • 🚀 Performance is improved on OS X systems with 4 and 8 cores over previous releases.
    • 👌 Supports hinted files greater than 4GB in size.
    • 🍎 The posted pre-built MacOS package runs on MacOS X 10.5 or later only
    • 🏗 No build support yet for non-Mac OS X systems (open source submissions are needed to build on other platforms)
    • No longer posting pre-built install binaries for non-Mac OS X systems.
      🔖 Version 5.5.5 for Linux and Windows can be downloaded from http://developer.apple.com/opensource/server/streaming/index.html

    🚀 This release contains open source submissions for the following issues:

    • 🛠 Fixed compilation problem on Solaris 10u3 (Stefan Parvu)
    • 🛠 Fixed access log c-bytes value (Amir Wolf)
    • 🛠 Fixed access log CPU utilization value
    • 🛠 Fixed compilation problem on FC6 linux PPC (Matthew McGillis)
    • 🛠 Fix to allow streaming of files with bad hint track references, allows compatibility with some popular encoders (Fredrik Widlund)
    • 🛠 Fix StreamingProxy compilation problems for some non-MacOSX platforms
    • ➕ Added a HowTo for uninstalling DSS on a MacOS X system
    • 🐧 Misc. fixes for Debian linux (Ben Humpert)
    • 🛠 Fixed problem with video sync frame detection for MacOS X on Intel (Lorenzo Vicisano)