[MPlayer-DOCS] Man page info on "-loop 0" flag for streaming
tempn at mi.rr.com
Sat Dec 30 21:43:16 EET 2017
On Fri, 29 Dec 2017 08:51:47 -0500, The Wanderer <wanderer at fastmail.fm>
> On 2012-05-14 at 09:05, Brett wrote:
> > On Mon, 14 May 2012 07:11:11 -0400 compn <tempn at twmi.rr.com> wrote:
> >> On Mon, 14 May 2012 15:47:49 +1000, Brett wrote:
> >>> Could it be changed to something like:
> >>>-loop <number>
> >>> Loops movie playback <number> times. 0 means forever, and should be used to keep (for example) streaming radio connected.
> >> would this work? 'Loops movie playback <number> times. 0 means
> >> forever. Use 0 to automatically reconnect to live streaming urls.'
> >> -compn
> > Hi Compn,
> > Yes that would work. Speaking for myself, if experiencing problems
> > with streams dropping out I would search for the word "stream" in
> > the man page, so this would be findable.
> Five-and-a-half years later, t looks like no such change was ever made.
> As I agree that this would be worth documenting (although I can see in
> hindsight why this option would have that effect, it would never have
> occurred to me to try it for that purpose), I attach a patch to make the
> suggested change.
you've been around for more than 5 years, do you want commit access?
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