[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [Ffmpeg-user] Windows install dircontainingwhitespace

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg
Sun Nov 6 02:18:13 CET 2005


On 11/5/05, Fredrik Orderud <fredrik.orderud at idi.ntnu.no> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Guillaume POIRIER" <poirierg at gmail.com>
> To: "FFMpeg development discussions and patches" <ffmpeg-devel at mplayerhq.hu>
> Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2005 7:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [Ffmpeg-user] Windows install
> dircontainingwhitespace
> > It looks to me like the shell you're using is severly broken I would
> > suggest upgrading to see if the bug goes away.
> >
> >> I've previously tried "/c/Program\ Files/FFmpeg" without sucess.
> >
> > I was thinking about '/c/Program Files/FFmpeg'. Would that work?
> If you check
> http://www.cygwin.com/faq/faq.using.html#faq.using.filename-spaces
> you'll notice that cygwin doesn't support directories containing spaces.
> This does probably also apply to MinGW, as they have a lot in common. The
> goal of installing ffmpeg to "/c/Program Files/ffmpeg" may therefore
> actually be impossible. I suggest using another path. What about using
> "/c/ffmpeg" or "/c/libraries/ffmpeg" ?

Heck, I'm really surprised to find this out. Well, let's see what
mother ppl have to say a

Reading doesn't hurt, really!
 -- Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski

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