[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Replacing time and format variables in scene-prefix

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Wed May 4 01:17:55 CEST 2011


On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 05:16:41PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> I am personally not an inconditional fan of using str_format(), especially 
> within the output pipelines (video, audio, streaming). str_format() only 
> interoperates correctly with the VLC media player playlist; it fails with VLM 
> or the LibVLC programming interface. Futhermore it introduces a pitfall for 
> shell scripts around VLC: the output file paths must be percent-escaped.

Well, here, the default string isn't using any $, so it should work by
default in libVLC.
Moreover, if there is no playlist, it doesn't fail, it is just

Finally, this naming feature in the scene is a regression compared to
the old vout snapshot...

If you have any other clever idea, please do tell...

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
http://www.jbkempf.com/ - +33 672 704 734
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