[MPlayer-DOCS] jack options can use regular expressions
mr.magne at yahoo.fr
Sun Nov 7 19:31:05 CET 2010
On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 5:59 PM, Reimar Döffinger
<Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de>wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 07, 2010 at 03:52:14PM +0100, Mr.Magne wrote:
> > After lots of trials and errors, an some of googling I figured out that
> > audio output options can use regular expressions (eg: -ao
> > jack:port=playback_[3-8]). And i think it is the only way to specify
> > several ports.
> > So I have a simple request: would it be possible to comment this
> > in mplayer man's pages ?
> That is not an MPlayer-feature, MPlayer just uses jack_get_ports.
> Since I do not know which jack version behaves this might be better
> documented in the jack documentation...
> But I am of course not opposed to amending the MPlayer documentation,
> particularly is someone knows if that feature always existed and
> can point to the jack documentation that says what precisely is accepted
After looking briefly into jack svn, it seems jack_get_ports() is taking
regexp patterns since commit r188 back in 2002, so I think a small note
telling regexps are accepted is a safe assumption for pretty much every
version of jack...
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