[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] don't consider '?' as a special case in path

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Oct 31 22:58:09 CET 2007

On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 03:21:43PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 02:32:23PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On 10/31/07, Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> wrote:
> > >
> > > Yes, how else could ?foo=bar... arguments to cgi/php/asp/etc. programs
> > > work if they were stripped on the client side and never passed to the
> > > server?
> > 
> > 
> > Right, but then why strip it form the host?
> Because the host string is used _locally_ to decide where to connect
> to. The point is that you're splitting the host part (used to do the
> lookup and connection to the server) from the string that's going to
> be passed to the server once you find out where the server is.

IIRC our current code also uses some ?abc=def locally, like
multicast, tcp and udp in rtsp IIRC

this is all a big mess and should be cleaned up somehow ...
patches which improve this are very welcome!


Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

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