[vlc-devel] Re: DVD Navigation

Benjamin PRACHT bigben+spam at videolan.org
Wed Jan 19 23:14:00 CET 2005

On Wed, Jan 19, 2005, Greg Hosler wrote :
> Hi all,
> new user (of vlc), long time programmer, with occassional spare time.
> Just gave vlc a try. compiled everything from srpms on my RHEL3 system. Tried
> first Dag's sources (videolan-client-0.8.1-1), and then the vlc-0.8.1-2 src.rpm
> from (I believe) a vlc mirror. (essentially the same libraries, though I
> noticed that there was a different few library dependencies in the vlc one).
> essentially both are the same, and it's quite nice.
> one minor disappointment. DVD nagigation. I searched the archives, and one mail
> from Aug 2001 (http://www.via.ecp.fr/via/ml/vlc/2001-08/msg00109.html)
> suggested that this was "planned for the near future". and another
> (http://www.via.ecp.fr/via/ml/vlc/2001-08/msg00113.html) suggested that
> vlc would "probably use the Ogle project's libdvdread, which does
> full DVD navigation".
> What's the status of this effort ?
> I have some occassional free time. Long time programmer, great at debugging,
> and willing to pitch in as and where I can.

Well, dvd menu support has been available since quite a lot of releases
now, using the libdvdnav lib (libdvdplay at the beginning)...


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