Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#15741 closed defect (invalid)

playing local files using dojox.av.FLVideo

Reported by: Chris2 Owned by: dante
Priority: undecided Milestone: tbd
Component: DojoX Widgets Version: 1.7.3
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:


Hi guys,

how can i play a flv-file which is stored on my local harddisk while having the player-swf inside my webapp?

Sadly the mediaURL is rewritten automatically using the _normalizeURL function. So i created a custom widget using dojox.av.FLVideo which does not rewrite the media-url but it is still not working. my guess is that the problem is located inside the player-swf.

Is a workaround available? Tried it with those mediaUrls: "D:/sample.flv", "file://D:/sample.flv"

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by bill

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Probably you can't, due to security restrictions. In any case for the future post questions to the dojo-interest mailing list. This is a bug database.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Chris2

This is simply not true. It is possible to access local files in flash when you add them to the trusted locations:

i.e. Flowplayer is able to play local files.

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