[vlc-devel] Re: interprocess communication?

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Tue Sep 23 03:51:54 CEST 2003

On dinsdag, sep 23, 2003, at 02:36 Europe/Amsterdam, Loïc Minier wrote:

> Steven Brown <sbrown at gf.hm.rd.sanyo.co.jp> - Tue, Sep 23, 2003:
>> If it is not too much trouble, I would be interested in those steps.
>> Whether I do anything with them depends on how much jig is required.  
>> =)
>> I just want to clarify, it is not possible to do this workaround 
>> without
>> modifying the source and recompiling vlc, correct?
>  There is the "rc" (remote control) interface which reads commands from
>  a console and outputs messages (including debug messages, warnings,
>  errors) and results. You can script around it, but it's not a fixed
>  "API".
>    In a similar way, there is some Python code by Asmax providing
>  (some?) RTSP support, you might want to look at that to implement your
>  own protocol or use a standard protocol that suits your needs.
>  I guess a "networked interface" would be preferable to the above, but
>  it depends of your needs

And don't forget the http interface, it can do a lot as well.


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