[vlc-devel] [RFC] input & metadata

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Mon Oct 8 21:02:39 CEST 2007

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Laurent Aimar a écrit :
> 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 ?

Not at all, i'm fine with these formats.

>> 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.

Like flac, just figured.

Thanks for your change, I'll be happy to test and report if I find
problems with it.

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