i advise against editing your posts and instead posting addenda.
i am almost certainly going to miss edits.
Originally Posted by ryran
I think you responded to my last post in the v1 thread so quickly that you didn't see my edit, so here it is agaaaaain.
In other news, if I start mplayer in slave mode on its own and try the get_file_name command, it's reported properly... so I'm guessing this is a problem with the character set for your fb-painting code. But I probably should leave the guessing to you.