[vlc-devel] question about plugins cache file

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Fri Aug 31 09:31:19 CEST 2007

Le mercredi 29 août 2007, Herman Schultz a écrit :
> My understanding of VLC plugin cache file is it can read the cache
> file (after it is created the first time), it can skip walking thur
> the modules sub-directories and build the plugins.  But in my example
> below, why it loads the plugin files AND walk the modules
> sub-directories at the same time?

The plugin cache save VLC from dynamically linking all the plugins at 
startup. It still browses through the plugin directories to determine 
of the cache is stalled (new or modified plugins).

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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