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

Stefan Sassenberg stefan.sassenberg at gmx.de
Tue Aug 17 11:26:46 CEST 2010

Am 17.08.10 11:11, schrieb Oliver Seitz:
> Am 17.08.2010 11:02, schrieb Stephen Mollett:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
> It is right, mplayer will not exit at the end of a file or at the end of
> a playlist when you use the -idle switch.
> I think, however, it will still move to the next playlist item when
> seeking past the end of a file, so it's only half the problem solved.
If you apologize me joining this thread there's another point. When I'm 
recording a stream with -dumpstream and jump beyond the end of the 
stream I'd like to just continue playing the stream. To pause would be 
ok, though.

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