[vdr] Problem with ^A in Filename

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Mon Apr 3 09:18:01 CEST 2006


Patrick Fischer wrote:
> I have some problems with the filename. I want to transmit all the 
> filenames by xml.
> But I have some problems with a special charvalue.
> 
> For Example:
> @Ripley's unglaubliche Welt
> will be saved as (only shown if I pipe "ll . > out.txt" and look at the 
> file or by using xterm)
> @Ripley^As_unglaubliche_Welt
> 
> This is a problem because ^A is an alias for 0x01 which I can't return 
> in xml.
> 
> My current version is 1.3.38. Maybe there has somethink changed.

The single quote character is mapped to 0x01 so that in shell script
it is guaranteed that no recording name contains such a character, and
you can always be sure that enclosing a recording name in single quotes
will work.

Klaus



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