dxr3 support in VLC

Gildas Bazin gbazin at netcourrier.com
Thu Aug 23 20:54:49 CEST 2001

On Wednesday 22 August 2001 11:35 am, Cédric Delfosse wrote:
> One of our client could be interested in dxr3 support into vlc. But it 
> seems that vlc code is not ready for this, because decoders are not plugins:
> <<
> Limitations in the current design: Currently, decoders are not 
> "plug-ins", that is they are not dynamically loadable. The way the input 
> chooses a decoder is also not final - it is hard-wired in 
> src/input/input_programs.c.
>  >>
> Are you working on "plug-inizing" decoders ?

I guess it will be done at some point in the future, but I doubt it will be 
before a few months.
Christophe or Sam should have a more definite answer though.

Regarding the dxr3 support, Xine is already supporting that so it would 
(just) be a question of adapting this to vlc ;-)


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