[rtmpdump] Need help with rtmpdump url parser

Manuel Reimer manuel.reimer at gmx.de
Fri Dec 16 18:06:15 CET 2011

Ralph Spitzner wrote:
> No, because then it also handle 'rtl2'/'rtlII', whatever word the
> Bible contains.
> What if ARD-FS changes it's name to 'Das Erste' [note the blank] ?
> Yu simply cannot have a case of reading the mind of some stupid
> content 'designer' to know what he/she will call the dir/file.

Of course. IMHO rtmp should no longer be used at all. HTTP just does well for 
that job.

> So the simple workaround would be just to use seperate arguments and have
> mplayer buffer a bit and read from stdin, no ?

No, as this doesn't work in playlists (M3U, PLS, ...)

I'll try the trick with the "space separated arguments".



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