[MPlayer-users] BUG: "mplayer -identify" now plays

Steffen Barszus st_barszus at gmx.de
Wed May 14 02:25:26 CEST 2003

Am Dienstag, 13. Mai 2003 22:22 schrieb Andrew J. Yeckel:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> When using mplayer from CVS from several weeks ago, running "mplayer
> -identify foo.avi" would printout the identifying information, and then
> exit.  Now (a more recent CVS), running "mplayer -identify foo.avi" will
> first print out the identifying information, and then play the avi.
> I believe the whole point of -identify is for use in a script to do
> processing, etc, and that is a time when you would not want mplayer to
> actually play the video, only identify it.
> --Andy

I second this. For what reason you should want mplayer play anything if 
-identify is used ? I would sure say its a bug


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