[vlc-devel] Re: VLC checking for external plugins when built with --disable-plugins
damien.fouilleul at laposte.net
Tue Mar 15 10:42:37 CET 2005
Andre Pang wrote:
> Damien Fouilleul wrote:
>> when compiling VLC to use built-in modules, i've noticed that it
>> still scans for external plugins. is there a way to disable this
>> behaviour through configure ?
>> it seems that a #define called HAVE_DYNAMIC_PLUGINS controls this
>> scanning, and is always defined if dynamic linking is possible on
>> the target platform. I am proposing to have this #define turned off
>> if --disable-plugins is configured.
> For what it's worth, this functionality would be useful for a
> self-contained Mozilla plugin too. A similar functionality may also
> be useful for reading VLC preferences. i.e. Should a standalone
> ActiveX plugin read an installed VLC's normal preferences file, or not?
Absolutely, although for preferences it is still possible to override
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