[MPlayer-users] Modify mplayer source to not exit at end of file

Stephen Mollett molletts at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 17 11:02:13 CEST 2010


On Mon, 16 August, 2010 23:27:44, James Board <jpboard2 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> When I reach the end of a file by seeking forward past the end of the file,  
>mplayer exits,
> or when using a playlist, it moves to the next file.  Can I  somehow tell 
>mplayer to not exit
> at the end of the file?

I think the '-idle' command line option should do what you want. As it says in 
the man page, it's most useful in slave mode, when mplayer will wait around 
until you feed it more slave commands.

Hope this helps,


I haven't lost my mind - it's backed up on tape somewhere!

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