[vlc-devel] Re: osdtext (0.6.0) fix + proposed patch

Sigmund Augdal Sigmund.Augdal at idi.ntnu.no
Thu Jun 26 20:35:05 CEST 2003

On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 04:44:16PM +0200, Olivier Aubert wrote:
> Hello.
> In the 0.6.0 version, the osdtext module does not run correctly, because
> of a missing -lm library. It should be added to the configure.ac  file,
> line 2126 (LDFLAGS_osdtext definition).
LDFlags_osdtext is set using freetype-config --libs. If -lm is missing it is
a bug in freetype-config.
> I am using osdtext from a CORBA remote control module, to display
> information on the video screen (we are planning to implement a SVG
> display module on the same base, if anyone is interested)
Yes, someone is interrested. I whould also like to know if there are some
good libraries for this awailable.
, and I need to
> get a reference to the osdtext module. I propose the following patch,
> which registers a new variable (osdtext-id) at the libvlc level. I would
> be very glad to see it added to the current VLC tree, so that I do not
> need to update it myself on every release.
This is not the proper fix as far as I can see, but it is better than the
way it's currently done, so the patch should be commitable. But I think you
should use p_this->p_vlc, and not p_libvlc. I'm not able to commit this
right now, so someone else will have to do it.

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