[vlc-devel] Re: Patch to allow setting X11/Xv output window size on the command line

Sašo Kiselkov skiselkov at gmail.com
Wed Aug 30 09:12:11 CEST 2006

Sigmund Augdal Helberg wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 21:05 +0200, Sašo Kiselkov wrote:
>> Hi.
>> I've implemented a small patch to the x11 and xv vout modules to allow 
>> setting the output window's geometry from the command line (using 
>> --x11-geometry <XxYxWxH> or --xvideo-geometry <XxYxWxH>) and I'd like to 
>> contribute them. I plan to use this feature from an external controlling 
>> app in order to build a Linux-based IPTV set-top-box which displays it's 
>> video using VLC.
> This is allready possible using --video-x --video-y --width --heigth. So
> this patch must be truly redundant. Also I don't understand how you
> managed to modify the very same pieces of code without noticing this.
> Sigmund
>> Regards
>> --
>> Saso
Ops, sorry.

Oh well, at least I learned some stuff about how VLC is internally 
structured... On a related note - is there a way how I can switch 
audio/subtitle tracks from the RC or telnet interface (or whatever 
interface usable for programmatic control) before I start writing a 
patch for that as well...



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