IPv6 troubles

Marc ARIBERTI marcari at via.ecp.fr
Sun Mar 17 22:45:06 CET 2002

On Sun, Mar 17, 2002, Samuel Hocevar wrote:
>    Make sure that [ and ] aren't metacharacters for your shell, for
> instance by putting them into single quotes: vlc 'udp:[0...]'
That's it, it works ! (my IPv6 routing table was also a bit dirty)

for vlc-devel :
Shouldn't the developers change the command line syntax for
IPv6 due to this issue ?

for example : udp6:<1242::02> or another character which will never
be escape characters for any shell.
marcari at via.ecp.fr

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