[vlc-devel] GSoC application (UPnP A/V integration)

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Tue Mar 18 17:55:50 CET 2008

Le Tuesday 18 March 2008 18:19:44 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008, Antoine Cellerier wrote :
> > > It's yet another dependency. It's python, not C)
> >
> > This would be a good solution. The lib seems portable enough, it has all
> Yet another dependency ?


> And a big one ? 


> Are we really sure we want that ?

Not sure.

Binding Python to the various plugin types and APIs of LibVLC that are 
involved may end up being a lot more work than using libupnp or upnp-cc (I 

Also, I am not sure it makes sense to turn VLC into a "normal" UPnP A/V media 
library. That would possibly use quite few of the VLC specifics. Using the 
stream output to share the currently being played content may be more 

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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