[vlc-devel] Re: [PATCH]automatic subtitle detection (windows)

Antoine Cellerier dionoea at videolan.org
Fri May 4 23:53:56 CEST 2007


On Thu, May 03, 2007, Hannes Domani wrote:
> the automatic detection of subtitle-files is broken on
> the windows-svn-build.
> problem: subtitles_Detect() expects a file in the
> format of "file://c:\path\to\file.avi", but gets on
> windows "file:///c:/path/to/file.avi".
> it still worked at 0.8.6b, i think.
> i saw that the path-separator changed from
> 'DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR' to 'DIR_SEP_CHAR', this might be
> part of the problem. or did you change the way the
> paths are stored ("file://" -> "file:///")?
> my solution was easy, ignore '/' at the beginning, and
> get the real last separator.
> i know this might not be the 'nicest' solution, but
> its working.

Thanks for the patch.

It looks ok as a work arround but we should focus on the problem's
source instead. (that's fixing the file:///c:/ stuff so that it uses

Anyone have a clue?

Antoine Cellerier

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