Questions about the DVD input plugin (for a win32 port)

Xavier Marchesini xav at
Sat May 19 23:40:00 CEST 2001

On Sat, May 19, 2001, Gildas Bazin wrote:

> My guess would be that we mainly need to implement the functions in
> dvd_ioctl.c for CSS descrambling.
> And maybe do some slight changes in the other files. I suppose we don't
> have to care about dvd_udf.c as Windows already support the UDF file
> system.
> Anybody could comment on this ( Babal maybe )?

What I understood is that the CSS descrambling would have to be implemented.

> I still haven't found a better idea than using WINASPI on win9x and
> DeviceIoControl on NT/2000 to implement the dvd_ioctl functions...

I don't think there are some other ways to implement the DVD input under
Win9X, WinASPI's VxD seems to be the only solution.


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