[vlc-devel] [PATCH 0/4] Improve file association for split archives

Filip Roséen filip at atch.se
Thu May 25 21:58:01 CEST 2017

This was a massive blunder on my part, as I forgot to push the equivalent (in
terms of functionality) patches when adding stream_extractor/archive to the

With some minor cleaning, patterns for rar-splits have been added so that we
associate them with the main-input. I am currently verifying other patterns to
add to the list, so if you have something in mind (not only for archives),
please let me know.

For after the release of 3.0.0 we should discuss other means of detecting
associated files. The functionality in the core has been there for a long time,
but in the future it should be improved and the functionality moved somewhere

With that said, please see the last paragraph as a little "hey, if you are
laying awake late at night, please think about how we can solve this neatly". I
would be happy to participate in a separate discussion (not in this very

Best Regards,

Filip Roséen (4):
  input: InputGetExtraFiles: refactor
  input: InputGetExtraFilesPattern: include scheme in concat-list entries
  input: allow InputGetExtraFiles to force an access
  input: InputGetExtraFiles: handle rar splits

 src/input/input.c | 65 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------------------
 1 file changed, 37 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)


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