[vlc-devel] vlc: svn commit r25242 (damienf)
damien.fouilleul at laposte.net
Thu Feb 21 18:38:21 CET 2008
On 21 Feb 2008, at 16:53, Remi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Feb 2008 16:40:18 +0000, Damien Fouilleul
> <damien.fouilleul at laposte.net> wrote:
>> i'm just leveraging a very useful feature,
> So useful only you complain about it.
you obviously don't read the forums very often. i've leveraged the use
of argv as per request from multiple users from the user who wanted
to be able to bundle mozilla and activex and their plugins easily.
>> you force argv to contain rubish,
> Since when are software libraries suppose to use argv anyway?
> I've not
> bothered to remove it from the whole internal LibVLC command line
> flow, perhaps. That surely did not mean we intended to restore the
> misfeature later on.
this comment is about as interesting as saying since when chickens
>> i'm giving an option to people to put useful information.
>> very convenient when you do something like that in shell:
>> ../myvlc/vlc ...
>> vlc will find modules in ../myvlc/plugins, you just broke that
> If I create a symlink to VLC in some directory, I surely don't want
> it to
> try to find modules in a subdirectory thereof.
> This is a MISfeature. It makes loading VLC even slower and I/O
> hungry, and
> misbehaves with the plugin cache. Even the fact that VLC tries to find
> plugins in "." in annoying (and harmful), though we have to keep it
> we find a better option for development trees.
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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