[mythtv-users] Wiki on MythVideo lacks tag/variable defs

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Sep 27 06:24:06 UTC 2012

On 9/26/2012 23:58, Ben Kamen wrote:
> On 2012-09-26 10:54 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> On 9/26/2012 21:30, Ben Kamen wrote:
>>> tags like %s (which doesn't work, BTW..
>> Should work just fine...
>> http://code.mythtv.org/cgit/mythtv/tree/mythtv/programs/mythfrontend/videoplayercommand.cpp#n49
>> MythTV just replaces %s with the filename, unless there is no %s, in
>> which case it simply appends the filename to the end of the command.
> On my FE, %s is replaced with a myth:// MRL that Xine doesn't understand.

That is correct, as that is the same filename MythTV feeds to its own 
internal player. Local file resolution is left up to the player, whether 
that be MythTV's own internal player, or some external player such as Xine.

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