[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Simple update system

Antoine Cellerier dionoea at videolan.org
Wed Dec 5 21:47:57 CET 2007

On Fri, Nov 30, 2007, Rémi Duraffort wrote:
> This patch had a really simple update system : vlc download a little
> file from update.videolan.org. In this file we have the latest release
> number. The function check the difference between this version and the
> version currently running. If the running version is older we show a
> dialog box with a link to https://update.videoln.org/vlc/
> So all the indentification and download is done by the browser but we
> can know easily the presence of new release.

Looks ok. The only slight change I would make is use a url like:
http://update.videolan.org/vlc/update-<os>-<arch> so we can have OS
and/or arch specific updates.

Antoine Cellerier

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