[vlc-devel] Special Characters in -I rc

Kaarlo Räihä kaarlo.raiha at gmail.com
Wed May 9 15:41:31 CEST 2012

2012/5/9 Cyrus Vafadari <cyrusv at mit.edu>

> I am having trouble running the command
> "add file:///home/sookbox/media/florence+themachine/dog Days Are Over.m4a."
> My command works for all file names not including a "+". After searching
> the bug, I found a very fishy line where the + is just dropped.
> This is the fishy line from the logs. Note that the "+" symbol disappears
> in the file name:
> main debug: `file:///home/sookbox/media/florence+themachine/dog Days Are
> Over.m4a' gives access `file' demux `' path `/home/sookbox/media/florence
> themachine/dog Days Are Over.m4a'

VLC 1.0.x isn't supported anymore. So if there is a bug, it won't be fixed.
If you can replicate the issue with newer releases (like 2.0.x), then it is
a thing that should be investigated. And yes, it seems to be related to URI
encoding since + is reserved character.

> I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 Server 64-bit
> VLC version 1.0.6 Goldeneye (I believe this is the stable one for 10.04)
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