"I'm guessing it might have something to do with the line just ending at
Yes, that's it!
I downloaded that .ram file from:
If I open it using File -> Open, the browser crashes. However, after
editing the file and putting a carriage-return on the end, it works!
I'm extremely mediocre at C coding... would it be pretty simple to
test for that condition and either insert a carriage-return or code a
On 1/21/10, Kevin DeKorte <kdekorte@...> wrote:
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> On 01/21/10 01:41, Barry Kauler wrote:
>> I'm one of the developers of Puppy Linux. I'm working on a "next
>> generation" Puppy named "Quirky", using mplayer (compiled with
>> external ffmpeg) and mplayerplug-in. These are all the latest pulled
>> out of the respective version control systems, around January 16-17.
>> I reported on building these packages in my blog:
>> And released an experimental build (live-CD):
>> ...the latter reports the problem of .ram files causing the browser to
>> crash. Further reports confirm this in the Puppy Linux forum.
>> It's actually the plugin that crashes, taking SeaMonkey or Firefox with
>> Here is an example URL:
>> The contents of this .ram file is this one line:
>> ...if I run mplayer directly with that URI, mplayer plays it.
>> I looked in the mplayerplug-in mail archive and it seems this issue
>> came up back in 2007 and was resolved. Ah, but that was only for a
>> pnm:// protocol:
>> ...that post described the essential problem as this:
>> "Mplayerplug-in seems to be throwing the original .ram URL at mplayer,
>> which doesn't like it unless the -playlist option is set."
>> Could one of you guys take a look at this for me? I've got this Quirky
>> Puppy live-CD at just 92.4MB that plays every media format we can
>> throw at it, absolutely beautiful, except for this one problem with
>> .ram files.
>> Barry Kauler
> Well pnm:// was added because rtsp:// was already there. Can you please
> provide a backtrace of the crash? Perhaps there is a pointer error
> I'm guessing it might have something to do with the line just ending at
> the EOF, but unsure at this point as that site does not work for me. It
> just hangs during the connection stage.
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