[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Include more information in both browse.xml version

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Sun Aug 24 16:50:03 CEST 2008

Took a while, but applied


On 2 jul 2008, at 01:46, Vicente Jiménez wrote:
> I've just modified my previous patch for the file browse.xml in the  
> requests of the legacy HTTP interface including the function to  
> escape html special characters.
> When you tell me about the lua interface I've just tried to make it  
> work in Windows nightly build of 30 June. After that just tried a  
> nightly built from May for MacOS X. And the lua interface doesn't  
> complaint about don't finding the http script.
> After a bit of learning Lua and reading about. I just realized that  
> the information returned about the directory element of both  
> interfaces are differents
> The legacy C code HTTP interface returns:
> type, size, basename (as name), name (as path), date and ext.
> but the lua's HTTP interface returns:
> type, size, path, name, access_time, creation_time,  
> modification_time, uid, gid, mode.
> basically name, path and the table returned by vlc.net.stat(). For  
> that reason I'm not shure if the table returned is not architecture  
> dependant. For example the access_time is normally deactivated for  
> performance issues. I've adapted the code to return whatever the  
> vlc.net.stat function returns as keys values.
> Where do I found more information about the vlc extension to the lua  
> language? I've noticed for example that the modules changes from  
> vlc.fd to vlc.net from May to June, so I supose that this could be  
> not well documented as this is still work in progress. I can read  
> code if that is the only place to find information.
> I just finished a few files for the legacy HTTP interface to work  
> with JSON and JSONP, and I want to do the same for the lua's HTTP  
> interface.
> vice
> <0001-browse.xml-from-lua-s-HTTP-interface-include-all- 
> key.patch><0002-Added-extension-information-to- 
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