[rtmpdump] Escape encoding

Steven Penny svnpenn at gmail.com
Sat Oct 20 07:29:28 CEST 2012

On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 6:10 PM, Steven Penny wrote:
> Special characters in values may need to be escaped to prevent
> misinterpretation by the option parser. The escape encoding uses a backslash
> followed by two hexadecimal digits representing the ASCII value of the
> character. E.g., spaces must be escaped as \20 and backslashes must be escaped
> as \5c.

If you use Bastien’s patch as shown here
The escaping works as intended.

$ rtmpdump -o a.flv -i "rtmp://freeview.fms.visionip.tv/live playpath=tvnetwork
RTMPDump v2.4
(c) 2010 Andrej Stepanchuk, Howard Chu, The Flvstreamer Team; license: GPL
Connecting ...
INFO: Connected...
Starting download at: 0.000 kB
INFO: Metadata:
INFO:   audiochannels         2.00
INFO:   audiosamplerate       44100.00
INFO:   audiocodecid          mp4a
INFO:   videocodecid          avc1
INFO:   width                 426.00
INFO:   height                320.00
INFO:   frameWidth            432.00
INFO:   frameHeight           320.00
1078.093 kB / 12.47 sec

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