[gst-devel] GStreamer in Windows - need alternate stage separator character
Wesley J. Miller
WMiller at sdr.com
Mon Apr 26 17:15:15 CEST 2010
Stefan Kost [mailto:ensonic at hora-obscura.de] wrote:
> On the otherhand we could probably have an option that on windows we
> replace any "|" pipe symbols with "!" before passing the string to
> gst_parse_launch. Does the "|" have a special meaning in cmd.exe?
Like all its ancestors back to CP/M, cmd.exe thinks it can pipe data. So, yes, cmd.exe uses "|" along with "%^*/\@()&+" and the double quote itself.
> One you have a idea, how this could work, you can file a bug
> (enhancement request) to bugzilla.gnome.org. Ideall containing a patch :)
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