[vlc-devel] [PATCH] input: add url parsing of `input-slave` option

Thomas Guillem thomas at gllm.fr
Wed Apr 7 11:07:15 UTC 2021


I agree with Alaric.

It's not a perfect solution but it's still better than before.

The perfect solution, fixing subtitle priority/detection in demuxers seems to be a very hard task with many possible regressions. I don't think we should plan it for VLC 4.0.

On Wed, Apr 7, 2021, at 11:18, Alaric Senat wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 6 2021 at 05:23:59 PM +0300, RĂ©mi Denis-Courmont 
> <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> > I don't think checking extensions makes sense on non-file URIs 
> > though. Well, it
> > might work for FTP or SMB which are essentially remote filesystems, 
> > but not so
> > much for HTTP...
> True but it still handle more cases. Having the file extension in the
> url doesn't seem to be that much of an uncommon case especially for
> media servers.
> Sure we can check the HTTP Content-Type but it doesn't seem to be the
> right place to do so. I'm not familiar enough with the codebase to know
> if that's even possible without ugly workarounds.
> I'd rather spend time on making the sub demuxer less false positive
> prone if that's possible.
> (Sorry I sent this mail with the wrong alias the first time, so
> you'll get twice the same answer delayed)
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