[vlc-devel] spaces in filenames for transcoding and dumping to files

Antoine Cellerier dionoea at videolan.org
Sun Aug 31 15:16:05 CEST 2008

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008, Steven Woolley wrote:
>    I'm trying to transcode audio from a mms stream to output to a file that
>    has spaces in its path (on windows, haven't confirmed on other OS's but I
>    asssume its the same.  Basically, the command I'm running is:
>    C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe -vvv --intf telnet mms://mystreamurl
>    --sout=#transcode{ab=64,acodec=mp3,channels=2,samplerate=44100}:standard{access=file,mux=raw,dst="C:\Documents
>    and Settings\wooo\Application
>    Data\ooTunes\Caches\64-894E7FF6F415F3B2-1r6kosdi6e82u"} vlc:quit

Try using "\ " instead of " " in the filename (or add single quotes
arround the whole sout chain option/value). I guesst that the option
parser is spliting the option at the first space hence VLC only gets
as the sout stream and adds the other stuff as playlist items.


Antoine Cellerier

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