[vdr] Problem with ^A in Filename

Patrick Fischer patrick_fischer at gmx.de
Mon Apr 3 11:01:12 CEST 2006

Klaus Schmidinger wrote:

> 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

Wouldn't it be easier if the filename contains NO "critical" chars and 
you put the displayed recordingname into the info.vdr file?

For me it is now impossible to transmit the correct filename over xml. 
xml don't allow 0x01 and I can't return the value.


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