[MPlayer-users] Mplayer not launching M3U playlist from a local file, but works from network file

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Tue Apr 12 22:26:39 CEST 2016

On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 10:45:30PM +0200, Vincent Lambert wrote:
> Hello,
> I've created a stackoverflow topic with correct coloration and
> description of my problem, you can answer here or in the topic as you
> prefer.
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/36534875/mplayer-not-launching-m3u-playlist-from-a-local-file-but-works-from-network-fil   
> I have two identical .m3u files, one on my current directory and another
> hosted on a web server on my LAN.
> If I try:
>     -bash-4.1# mplayer -quiet -input file=/tmp/mplayer-control playlist.m3u

Why aren't you just using -playlist here?
You're supposed to use that option whenever an input
might be a playlist.

> And nothing happen. Okai. In another hand if I try:
>     -bash-4.1# mplayer -quiet -input file=/tmp/mplayer-control

Might be some content-type based auto-detection as playlist.
Local files don't have a content-type...

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