[vlc-devel] libvlc Issues and Questions
pdherbemont at free.fr
Sun Jun 15 12:37:11 CEST 2008
On Jun 15, 2008, at 11:59 AM, mlist at marxbitware.com wrote:
> I'm the developer that has been creating the C# wrapper 0.9.0
> available in the videolan forums. I spent last night connecting an
> interface to the wrapper and used a few different versions of the
> nightly builds from the last week.
Have you looked at the CIL (.NET) bindings provided too?
> I have noticed a number of issues and I thought I would highlight
> 1. DVD Menus
> When using a DVD with menus, clicking on a menu item results in a copy
> of the output Window being made. That is, rather than reuse the
> existing Window, it appears to create new one. The result is that
> both the menu and movie are playing in different layers. I've
> confirmed its not an issue in the wrapper, as I don't hear multiple
> audio streams using the similar functions.
That's a vout issue, that we could look forward to fix.
> 2. CDDA / DVDSimple / VCD
> In the latest builds none of these work (eg. "CDDA://E:", etc). In
> fact, in last nights build attempting to load any media results in an
> exception in both libvlc_video_set_parent and
> 3. Setting the Output Window
> libvlc_media_player_set_drawable does not function.
What version are you using? The good thing would be to provide a
sample code. It is highly probable that your video_output does not
support reading the "drawable" variable. We could look forward to fix
> 4. Getting Current Position
> libvlc_media_player_get_position returns 0.
Works here. Again, do you have a sample code, that shows that it
> 5. Getting the length of currently playing media
> There doesn't appear to be a media_player function for this.
I think there is a libvlc_media function.
> 6. Media_player Navigation
> Unable to locate Next, Previous, etc. Is there a different
> interface??? I've seen set_chapter() and and audio_set_track(), must
> these be used instead?
There is no next, previous because it is not a media_list_player.
However with input that do provide menus and track, such as a dvd you
should be able to use set_chapter(), etc.
> 7. Visualisations
> Unable to locate functions to enable this when playing a stream or
Unfortunately there isn't, appart if you pass the right vlc args to
libvlc or to libvlc_media_add_option.
> 8. Stop does not function as expected
> In previous versions of the libvlc API, calling the stop function
> would return the output window to its previous state.
> libvlc_media_player_stop has the effect of leaving the loaded media in
> the window frozen at the point when it was called.
> 9. libvlc_release()
> Calling this results in an exception being generated. It states that
> libvlc was asked to quit in an unexpected fashion.
Do you have more detail on that one?
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