Commandline option development

Xavier MAILLARD zedek at
Tue Jul 9 12:20:19 CEST 2002

Gildas Bazin <gbazin at> disait récemment que :

> On Tuesday 09 July 2002 11:53, Xavier MAILLARD wrote:
>> This is what I previously was using in the module configuration :
>> ADD_BOOL    ( "xvideo-xinerama", 1, NULL, XINERAMA_TEXT,
>> XINERAMA_LONGTEXT )ADD_INTEGER ( "xvideo-xineramascreen", -1, NULL,
>> #endif
>> HAVE_XINERAMA is well defined because I can see the 2 options into the
>> GUI.
>> But when trying to pass --xinerama it tell me that it does not exists.
>> What I want to know is where can I find a good sample (ex: for
>> --fullscreen)
> Be careful, you declared a "xvideo-xinerama" config option but you are 
> trying to use a "xinerama" config option. This is why it doesn't work.
> The current guideline concerning the config options names is to append the 
> name of the plugin which defines them so that there can't be namespace 
> collisions between plugins, this is why you should use
> "xvideo-xinerama".
Hi hi! I am so tired that I am missing a lot of time today :)

> By the way, if you use "vlc -H" you will see your config option has been 
> appended to the already existing command line options for the xvideo 
> plugin.
True. Thanx.

I can now send a patch but need to modify the fr.po file before.

Stay tuned guys :)


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