[vlc-devel] [patches][ActiveX] FF plugin compatibility

Anthony Loiseau thannoy at actech-innovation.com
Fri Apr 11 12:26:57 CEST 2008

Ok. I agree not to push generated files, so I agree the discrad of the
third patch.

But if we remove those generated files from git, then we will also have
to find a solution to compile ActiveX for those requirements :

 - nightly compilation process
      midl (MS windows program) required for VB compatibility,
      run under wine?

 - midl compiler is shipped with MS Visual studio at leat
      looks like an expensive licence.

I think it was the reasons why those generated files were pushed on the

Summary for others readers to better understand :
Those three files are generated from "axvlc.idl" :
And are, for now, available on git.

Anthony Loiseau

Le vendredi 11 avril 2008 à 08:38 +0200, Jean-Paul Saman a écrit :
> I am starting to integrate your first two patches on this subject.
> The 
> third is rejected, because in VLC we never put autogenerated files in 
> the archive. And second those files are generated with widl and not
> with 
> midl compiler, which will break compatibility with VisualBasic
> ActiveX 
> usage. 

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