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

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Mon Apr 14 16:49:39 CEST 2008

On Apr 14, 2008, at 4:40 PM, Antoine Cellerier wrote:
>>> 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.

I wasn't aware of that one.

> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008, R?mi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>>> 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.
> Agreed :)

Well, to me clean up are always nice, even if it requires work. But  
let's drop it for now.

Does "no answer" means that we are ok with the first part which is  
about privatizing the _Control() calls?


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