Commit 1c539d10 authored by Christophe Massiot's avatar Christophe Massiot

* Updated man page.

* dvd:<device>[@<raw device>] to avoid device namespace collision under
parent 1e107cf7
......@@ -21,11 +21,37 @@ vlc, gvlc, gnome-vlc, qvlc \- The VideoLAN Client
.B vlc
.RI [ FILE ]...
.RI [ ITEMS ]...
This manual page documents briefly the
.B vlc
, a free MPEG, MPEG2 and DVD player.
.B vlc
recognizes several URL-style items:
.B *.mpg, *.vob
Plain MPEG-1/2 files
.B dvd:<device>[@<raw device>]
DVD device (for instance dvd:/dev/dvd). The raw device is optional and
must have been prepared beforehands.
.B vcd:<device>
VCD device (for instance dvd:/dev/cdrom).
.B udpstream:[<server>:[<server port>]][@[<bind address>][:<bind port>]]
UDP stream, such as one sent by VideoLAN Server or VideoLAN miniserver.
Usually "udpstream:" is enough.
.B vlc:<command>
Execute a play-list command. Commands are :
.B loop
(loop the playlist),
.B pause
(pause execution of other items), and
.B quit
(close VLC).
.B vlc
follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
......@@ -58,6 +84,9 @@ Specify a module for AC3 downmix: "downmix", "sse" or "3dn" for instance.
.B \-\-imdct <module>
Specify a module for AC3 IMDCT: "imdct", sse" or "3dn" for instance.
.B \-\-volume [1..1024]
Change VLC output volume (default: 512).
.B \-\-novideo
Disable video output.
......@@ -116,6 +145,9 @@ Choose the audio channel type. Most DVDs have AC3 audio channels, but
you can also have Linear PCM or MPEG layer 2 sound. Also, one might decide
not to activate the audio channel.
.B \-u, \-\-dvdangle <num>
Choose the angle, available on some DVDs.
.B \-c, \-\-dvdchannel [ 0\-15 ]
Select the audio channel. Most DVDs only have one or two audio channels,
but some of them have a great number of available languages. Note that the
......@@ -134,15 +166,6 @@ Select the CSS decryption verbosity level, 0, 1 or 2.
.B \-\-input <method>
Choose the input method, "dvd", "ps", "ts" for instance.
.B \-\-vlans
Enable VLANs support. This feature isn't activated yet.
.B \-\-server <host>, \-\-port <port>
Choose the video server address and port.
.B \-\-broadcast
Set broadcast mode for network input.
.B \-h, \-\-help
Print help and exit.
......@@ -157,8 +180,6 @@ also accepts a lot of parameters to customize its behaviour.
.B Interface parameters:
vlc_intf=<method name> interface method
vlc_init=<filename> initialization script
vlc_channels=<filename> channels list
.B Audio parameters:
vlc_aout=<method name> audio method
......@@ -167,6 +188,7 @@ also accepts a lot of parameters to customize its behaviour.
vlc_spdif={1|0} AC3 pass-through mode
vlc_downmix=<method name> AC3 downmix method
vlc_imdct=<method name> AC3 IMDCT method
vlc_volume=[0..1024] VLC output volume
vlc_audio_rate=<rate> output rate
.B Video parameters:
......@@ -188,17 +210,13 @@ also accepts a lot of parameters to customize its behaviour.
vlc_dvd_device=<device> DVD device
vlc_input_title=<title> title number
vlc_input_chapter=<chapter> chapter number
vlc_audio={ac3|lpcm|mpeg|off} audio type
vlc_channel=[0-15] audio channel
vlc_subtitle=[0-31] subtitle channel
vlc_input_angle=<angle> angle number
vlc_input_audio={ac3|lpcm|mpeg|off} audio type
vlc_input_channel=[0-15] audio channel
vlc_input_subtitle=[0-31] subtitle channel
.B Input parameters:
vlc_server=<hostname> video server
vlc_server_port=<port> video server port
vlc_broadcast={1|0} broadcast mode
vlc_iface=<interface> network interface
vlc_vlan_server=<host> vlan server
vlc_vlan_port=<port> vlan server port
.BR vls (1), vlms (1)
......@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@
* -dvd_udf to find files
* Copyright (C) 1998-2001 VideoLAN
* $Id: input_dvd.c,v 1.100 2001/11/27 11:44:48 massiot Exp $
* $Id: input_dvd.c,v 1.101 2001/11/27 12:33:20 massiot Exp $
* Author: Stphane Borel <>
......@@ -336,12 +336,12 @@ static void DVDOpen( struct input_thread_s *p_input )
psz_parser = psz_device = p_input->p_source;
while( *psz_parser && *psz_parser != ':' )
while( *psz_parser && *psz_parser != '@' )
if( *psz_parser == ':' )
if( *psz_parser == '@' )
/* Found raw device */
*psz_parser = '\0';
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