[libnice] Any discussion on API to be able to supply ICE credentials (webrtc related)

Rohan Garg rohan16garg at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 15:30:23 PST 2015

Hey everyone
Been quite some time since I last hacked on libnice, but this looked
like a easy enough task to get back into it, so here's my patch :

Comes with it's own test as well ;)

Let me know if this will suffice, or if it can do with improvements.

Rohan Garg

On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 8:07 AM, Stefan Håkansson LK
<stefan.lk.hakansson at ericsson.com> wrote:
> Hi Olivier,
> thanks for the quick reply!
> On 17/02/15 16:50, Olivier Crête wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Adding webrtc-friendly features to libnice is definitely something we
>> care about. But not one is actively working on it. I guess add a simple
>> nice_agent_set_local_credentials() would be enough for this?
> Yes, to my understanding that would make it.
>> Olivier
>> On Tue, 2015-02-17 at 15:13 +0000, Stefan Håkansson LK wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> webrtc/rtcweb (implicitly) requires that it is possible to supply local
>>> ICE credentials when starting ICE, see http://rtcweb-wg.github.io/jsep/.
>>> I say "implicitly" since ICE credentials must be part of the initial
>>> offer created by createOffer (section 5.2.1), but ICE processing is not
>>> supposed to happen until a subsequent setLocal happens which could be
>>> quite a bit later. Also, createOffer is not really supposed to "do"
>>> anything, things are supposed to start as a result of setLocal meaning
>>> that ICE processing should not start as a result of createOffer.
>>> We're using libnice in our webrtc implementation (which is based on
>>> gstreamer) https://github.com/EricssonResearch/openwebrtc and this is an
>>> issue for being standards compliant.
>>> My question is (obviously): are there any plans for changing libnice to
>>> enable building webrtc compliant applications?
>>> Stefan
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