mplayer wrapper providing per-file options & keybinding
So, what does this do?
automp allows you to automatically append options or use different keybinding depending on the file you’re playing. This is great if you want to skip the intro at the beginning (by providing an -ss xx:xx option) without doing anything or skipping something with a known length in the middle of the file at the press of a button(by providing a key=seek xx.xx mapping) To use it, just type automp every time you want to start mplayer instead of mplayer or use an alias.
The config file (which can be found in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/mplayer-autocmd-config) is a file that’s parsed by Pythons configparser module, for a description of the terminology and it’s possibilities look at the documentation.
The section name is used as a “profile name”, it has no special meaning except for showing you which profile has been chosen.
There are only three supported options (or keys):
Every other option is treated as a key (like on your keyboard) with the value being the command the key is bound to. For a list of all possible keys, use mplayer –input=keylist. For a list of all possible commands, use mplayer –input=cmdlist.
An example config file called example.config is part of the git repository.