[vlc-devel] [Patch] Open Sound Control plugin

Nicholas J Humfrey njh at aelius.com
Fri Dec 26 13:36:29 CET 2008

On 26 Dec 2008, at 09:52, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:

> Le mercredi 24 décembre 2008, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
>> Documentation is here:
>> http://wiki.videolan.org/Documentation:Modules/osc
>> Submitted by Nicholas Humfrey
>> This depends on http://liblo.sourceforge.net/
> I am very much against merging modules with broken polling. We have
> enough of these bugs already.

I am waiting for a change I made to liblo to be released (version 0.26).
Once this is released the thread cancelling problem will be sorted out  
properly. I have been told there should be a release early in the new  

> It is also a bit silly to allocate a private structure to hold just a
> pointer. But I believe Laurent thinks the other way around.

It does make the code more standard/easier to understand. It also  
makes it much easier to add another member to the data structure in  
the future. But I sympathise with the inefficiency of it.


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