[vlc-devel] [RFC] Regarding the use of *_Control()

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Mon Apr 14 16:34:42 CEST 2008

Le lundi 14 avril 2008, vous avez écrit :
> Well, of course, that's the main advantage of *_Control(). But given
> that we nearly never add callbacks, the ABI would rarely change.
Must be a typo. We've been adding items at about every releases, access 
content-type being the most recent one.

> An other possibility is to maintain a separate private structure for
> the callback. Hence adding a callback won't break the ABI. That would
> be nicer.

Would add more code. That would be over-engineering, especially for 
boolean flags IMHO.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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