[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Use file protocol to deal with bogus protocol strings

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Fri Sep 28 10:48:26 CEST 2007

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 11:13:32PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> > Another (maybe cleaner) solution would be to request the user to
> > specify the protocol string for ambiguos files such as foo:movie.mpeg,
> > which should then be specified as file:foo:movie.mpeg. Anyway in this
> > case ffmpeg should say something if it can't recognize the protocol
> > (for example: unrecognized protocol: foo), rather than simply negate
> > the existence of the file.
> what about enforcing the "://" separator?

I must somehow have missed the whole issue... Why wouldn't someone who
want to use such filenames specify them as
for relative and
for absolute path like it is done almost everywhere else?
Or is that not supported by ffmpeg yet?

Reimar D?ffinger

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