[vlc-devel] 0.8.6d Release schedule

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Fri Nov 23 13:23:01 CET 2007

Le vendredi 23 novembre 2007 à 12:09 +0000, Richard Hosking a écrit :
> > * Update system: It is currently disabled, and dionoea (Antoine)
> > proposed himself to code it with https with an embedded certificate, but
> > it is still unclear if it will remain insecure or not.
> How would this work under Linux?  The user may not have permission
> to update the core files.

I didn't check but I think under Linux and al, it would dowload a very
useful source tarball....

> Also Linux distributions may choose to do their own updating (i'm
> thinking of Ubuntu's package manager) so they may wish to disable
> the update module when they build vlc.
> This is similar to how Firefox behaves under Ubuntu... the update
> option is greyed out.

The Ubuntu package (and probably debian) removes the update menu from
wxwidgets interface.

> Richard.
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