[MPlayer-users] Re: video out on two screens
vyslnqaaxytp at spammotel.com
Sat Dec 4 22:28:05 CET 2004
>>>>> On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 20:38:28 +0100, Ulrich Schweitzer <us- at gmx.de> said:
> On Friday 03 December 2004 19:54, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > > mkfifo $path/stream.yuv
> > [...]
> > > mplayer -nocache -vo yuv4mpeg $*
> > won't work because yuv4mpeg always writes to the stream.yuv in the
> > current directory.
> You are, of course, right. (Note to self: Don't post untested scripts)
> > I have attached my suggestion.
> Unfortunately your script still doesn't make it possible to specify a
> relative path to the media file. I don't see a way to do this as long as
> mplayer doesn't offer something like -dumpfile for -vo yuv4mpeg. Bummer.
> If you intend to distribute it, I suggest you put in
> cd $PWD
> as first and last lines, respectively. It is very bad form for a script to
> return in a different dir than the on it was called from. Otherwise
> people might nuke their system by calling something like
> mplmult.sh && cd .. && rm -rf *
Don't worry, the script will run in a separate process with its own cwd...this
isn't DOS :-)
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