[Libav-user] avformat_open_input() fails with unicode filenames of image files

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sun Oct 7 11:05:25 CEST 2012

Tim Hauke <mail at ...> writes:

> So generally it works quite well. I´m using it with mp4,
> avi, jpg, bmp and tif files. But when I try to open an 
> image file (jpg, bmp, tif) whose filename contains other 
> characters than from the ASCII charset, 
> avformat_open_input() returns -2.

Found the relevant ticket, consider adding yourself to CC:

Carl Eugen

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