[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] from DivX, Part 2: Multifile source

Tommi Sakari Uimonen tuimonen
Fri Jan 27 09:54:33 CET 2006

>>> Just to throw another idea out there, you could go to a double character
>>> delimiter like "::" which should be easy to differentiate from the x:\
>>> windows syntax and isn't TOO bad readability/consistency wise. Still
>>> better than  parsing and stat()'ing each possible chunk, which seems
>>> like it would be required if you want to use a single delimiter and
>>> allow all possible characters in file names.
>> Can't you just use something like ? or any other weird character that
>> people never use in filenames ?

Isn't it so that if you choose , then people who want multifile source 
to work will rename their files if they have , character in the filename.

If you want universal solution, then I suggest:

-i cat:foo -i cat:bar -i cat:whatever ...

Tommi Uimonen

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