[gstreamer-bugs] [Bug 545352] New: gsturi is too restrictive
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GStreamer | gstreamer (core) | Ver: HEAD CVS
Summary: gsturi is too restrictive
Version: HEAD CVS
Component: gstreamer (core)
AssignedTo: gstreamer-bugs at lists.sourceforge.net
ReportedBy: msmith at xiph.org
QAContact: gstreamer-bugs at lists.sourceforge.net
GNOME version: Unspecified
GNOME milestone: Unspecified
gsturi.c treats a URI as a 'protocol' + "://" + 'location'. This is fine for
some URI schemes, but not in general.
I have a patch (to be contributed) that lets mozilla's URL handlers be used as
a gstreamer source. Amongst others, this means a "jar:" scheme URI can be used.
This looks like: "jar:file:///tmp/test.zip!/test.ogg" - the scheme is "jar".
gsturi currently thinks the scheme is "jar:file", which is incorrect.
Patch coming to make this more generic: accepting any ":" as the separator, not
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