--add-metadata -x / --xattrs -x does not discard source video #2261

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pricejn2 opened this Issue Jan 28, 2014 · 3 comments

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Follow-up to Issue #1570

When running youtube-dl --add-metadata -x --audio-format mp3 BaW_jenozKc the video file is not erased. The same occurs with using --xattrs in conjunction with -x

@jaimeMF jaimeMF self-assigned this Feb 20, 2014

jaimeMF added a commit to jaimeMF/youtube-dl that referenced this issue Feb 23, 2014

YoutubeDL: Make the decision about removing the original file after e…
…ach postprocessor is run (fixes #2261)

If one of the processors said the file should be kept, it wouldn't pay
attention to the response from the following processors. This was wrong if the
'keep_video' option was False, if the first extractor modifies the original file
and then we extract its audio we don't want to keep the original video file.

@jaimeMF jaimeMF closed this in f3ff1a3 Jan 11, 2015

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jaimeMF commented Jan 11, 2015

Will be fixed in the next version, thanks for the report.

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phihag commented Jan 11, 2015

The fix has made it into youtube-dl 2015.01.11. See our FAQ if you need help updating.

thanks!

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