[vlc-devel] [RFC] [Patch] Add a --ignore-config for libvlcexternal app.

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Thu Apr 3 14:56:53 CEST 2008

On Apr 3, 2008, at 6:46 AM, Remi Denis-Courmont wrote:

> On Thu, 3 Apr 2008 00:32:47 +0200, Rafaël Carré <funman at videolan.org>
> wrote:
>>> What do you think?
>> I personally use --config /dev/null when needed, but I think this  
>> is a
>> needed feature for libvlc based apps, to not mess with local vlc
>> settings.
> Windows uses "NUL" instead of "/dev/null", so a separate option  
> might make
> sense.
> Configuration variables should be kept portable as far as possible,
> otherwise this hurts the bindings portability. I am not very happy  
> about
> the inconsistent path separators in --plugin-path by the way.

We would need multiple --plugin-path. But then, that's some work on  
variable design. It shouldn't be that hard, but needs some thought.


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