[vlc-devel] Re: New to VLC and to the list...
sigmunau at stud.ntnu.no
Tue Mar 9 08:27:22 CET 2004
As far as I know there are three main issues that needs to be fixed in the
osx version right now.
1. The preferences window has large problems. TheDj started refactoring
this, but didn't get finished for the release, and the changes were reverted.
Look here for what he did:
(mainly prefs and prefs_widgets .h and .m) I presume.
2. Audio output has numerous problems. Mainly related to multichannel output
3. There are some issues with interface/video window cooperation. This
causes the mozilla plugin not to work on osx (that may perhaps not be what
you want to work on). Also these issues make it hard to expolit vlc's great
modularity on osx. Also this report may have something to do with that:
(that report may also be a good starting point as it contains some quite
Some resources that may come in handy:
http://www.via.ecp.fr/via/ml/vlc-devel/ Mailing list archives
http://developers.videolan.org/vlc/osx-compile.html osx compile howto
Looking forward to see your work.
Also, drop by #videolan on irc.freenode.net
On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 05:50:00PM -0800, Tim Omernick wrote:
> Hi everyone. My name is Tim Omernick. I'm an engineer at The Omni
> Group (http://www.omnigroup.com/) during the day, but I would really
> like to help out on an open source project in my spare time. I
> recently heard that the maintainer of the Mac OS X port was moving on
> to bigger and better things, leaving the port in a somewhat orphaned
> Anyway, I've successfully compiled VLC from CVS, and I was wondering
> where I should go from here. Is there some way I can get bugs assigned
> to me? Is there a specific person I should be talking to/working
> In other words, how can I help you guys? :-)
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