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typo in '-o, --output TEMPLATE' %(stitle)s should be %(title)s #220

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non7top opened this Issue · 4 comments

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@non7top

Not quite sure how it was intended, but %(stitle)s doesn't ouput anything for me, and %(title)s outputs literal title.

@phihag
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$(stitle)s is the simplified or safe title. Since the original video title can contain characters such as slashes or backslashes, you almost certainly want stitle. If stitle is empty, but title is not, and the video's title is readable and safe on all platforms, this is a bug in the title simplification code. Can you post the exact command line that shows the problem?

It works fine for me:

$ youtube-dl -o 'X%(stitle)sY' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHlDtZ6Oc3s
[youtube] Setting language
[youtube] uHlDtZ6Oc3s: Downloading video webpage
[youtube] uHlDtZ6Oc3s: Downloading video info webpage
[youtube] uHlDtZ6Oc3s: Extracting video information
[download] Destination: Xyoutube_dl_testvidY
@non7top

It could be related to UTF filenames (cyrillic)

$ youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/user/UniversalPicturesRus --format 37/22/18 --no-overwrites --quiet --output '/mnt/storage/download/%(autonumber)s-%(stitle)s.%(ext)s' --get-filename
/mnt/storage/download/00001-.mp4
/mnt/storage/download/00002-.mp4

$ youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/user/UniversalPicturesRus --format 37/22/18 --no-overwrites --quiet --output '/mnt/storage/download/%(autonumber)s-%(title)s.%(ext)s' --get-filename
/mnt/storage/download/00001-Схватка. Русский трейлер.mp4
/mnt/storage/download/00002-Американский пирог. Все в сборе. Русский трейлер.mp4

@phihag
Collaborator

I'll have a look at the simplification code. It should be generalized across all IEs anyways.

@phihag phihag closed this in af8e8d6
@phihag
Collaborator

This should be fixed in youtube-dl 2011.11.21.

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