[MPlayer-users] mplayer and stdin

Allan K Luring allan_k_luring at hotmail.com
Fri May 23 22:02:31 CEST 2003

The mplayer documentation says to use '-' as filename, or -use-stdin, to let 
mplayer read from stdin and play.

When I try this with 0.90, it complains about not being able to open the 
file <current directory>/- if I do  'cat foo.mpeg | mplayer -', and it just 
sits there doing nothing until I abort the program if I do 'cat foo.mpeg | 
mplayer -use-stdin'.

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