[vlc-devel] [RFC] input & metadata

Laurent Aimar fenrir at via.ecp.fr
Mon Oct 8 20:51:58 CEST 2007

On Mon, Oct 08, 2007, Rafaël Carré wrote:
> >  I will add a DEMUX_HAS_UNSUPPORTED_META (demux2_Control) that will
> > return TRUE if a demuxer know that the file can have meta data but
> > does not support it.
> >  Then the input will take care of calling a meta-reader plugin.
> >  That will remove a lot of duplicate code. (Of course it will also support
> > attachment read from the meta-reader).
> >  If you do not see any problem, I will commit the changes tomorrow.
> That sounds better indeed.
 It is done. mpc/mp3/m4a/ac3/ogg/flac now use this facility.
Do you see any other file format that can have id3/ap2 tags ?

> Maybe DEMUX_HAS_NO_META is a better name ?
 Not really, the file has(may have) meta data, it is just that the demuxer
does not bother reading them itself.


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