[vlc-devel] Re: patches
hartman at videolan.org
Tue Feb 8 14:38:38 CET 2005
I think this is a good suggestion.
The thing is that noone really knows what's going on when these patches
are applied and therefore everyone is just holding back in fear of
breaking something. Perhaps a little more background to the changes
On 08 feb 2005, at 11:44, Dermot McGahon wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Feb 2005 18:50:05 +0900, Matthew Romaine
> <Matthew.Romaine at jp.sony.com> wrote:
>> Any word on the below?
>> A simple status update/explanation as to why nobody's trickplay
>> efforts are being integrated would be appreciated (I know I'm not the
>> only one working on this ...)
> From a very brief conversation about this on IRC a couple of weeks
> ago: you had included some of my older Kasenna trickplay patch. I
> was asked if that part was ready to be committed. It's not and I'm
> not getting time to work on it. It could be another month or two
> before I do. If you don't need those changes for your purposes I
> would suggest dropping those from the patch.
> The issue might be testability. If you could resubmit the minimum
> amount of changes that support the functionality you want and if you
> can outline a procedure to test them, that should move things along.
> A few people are working on trickplay, but not in earnest and it
> doesn't include the core developers. So, if we want them to accept
> patches we need to give them a warm feeling that we actually know
> what the changes are doing and also give them a method to verify
> that, where that's possible.
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