[MPlayer-users] BUG: stream_file.c: reconnects to fifos

Ron Johnson ron.l.johnson at cox.net
Fri Aug 24 01:25:13 CEST 2012

On 08/23/2012 06:05 PM, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le septidi 7 fructidor, an CCXX, Krzysztof Duchnowski a écrit :
>> What about this, it have the initial lag of loading playlist from pipe,
>> but only during startup:
>> :$ PLAYLIST=; while read f; do PLAYLIST="${PLAYLIST}\n${PWD}/${f}";
>> done< <(find); mplayer -playlist <(printf "${PLAYLIST}")
> Breaks if tere are '%' or '\' chars in the file names.
> Why do people insist on using complex and brittle solutions when using a
> correct shell will fix everything in a second?

Because even Linux geeks tend to follow the "good enough" common 
solution that comes installed with the distro.

If adults of legally sound mind must be told what foods they
are not allowed to buy, then those people are not competent
to choose (i.e. vote for) their own leaders.

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