[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Added libvlc_get_internal_object functions to the PUBLIC API

basos g noxelia at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 16:44:48 CET 2008

2008/12/11 Rémi Denis-Courmont <rdenis at simphalempin.com>:
> On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 16:27:03 +0200, "basos g" <noxelia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It is intented to expose the libvlc_int_t (the main vlc object)
>> to enable extented vlc hacking.. E.g. when you need to make something
>> with configuration or modules that it is not provided by the API.
>> So you expose the libvlc_object and act upon it with the internal
>> API...
> I think the whole point of having two layers of APIs is to _not_ do that.
> --
> Rémi Denis-Courmont

Understood. Thats why this is a hackish API.
To state an example i used it to constuct the "open device" dialog
outside vlc. I re-used vlc code as well as internal API functions
acting upon libvlc object.

No offence of not included. I posted it mainly for future reference by
another person.

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