[mythtv-commits] Ticket #4177: Streaming in mythweb doesn't work for files with special characters

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Thu Nov 15 06:40:25 UTC 2007


#4177: Streaming in mythweb doesn't work for files with special characters
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 Reporter:  anonymous  |       Owner:  xris
     Type:  defect     |      Status:  new 
 Priority:  minor      |   Milestone:      
Component:  mythweb    |     Version:  head
 Severity:  medium     |     Mlocked:  0   
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 I use contrib/mythrename.pl to rename recordings, this breaks streaming in
 mythweb if the resultant filename has spaces or other special characters.
 This is because the invocation of ffmpeg is a simple call to open() which
 invokes ffmpeg in a shell. Using the 'list form' of open fixes this by
 invoking ffmpeg direct.

 The attached 1-line patch fixes this. This will not affect streaming for
 people not using mythrename.pl.

 Note: my perl (v5.8.8) claims that this list form of perl isn't supported
 on all platforms, but is supported on all platforms supporting fork and
 that if you're running a Unix variant you'll be OK. I've only tested this
 on Linux.

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