[vlc-devel] [RFC][PATCH][BREAKAGE] Playlist simplification

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Fri Mar 21 00:09:23 CET 2008

On Thu, 2008-03-20 at 23:54 +0100, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 20, 2008, Rafaël Carré wrote :
> > I has made some modifications to remove the double tree, in order to
> > avoid present and future memory corruptions due to the fact that each
> > playlist item is stored twice.
> > 
> > That simplifies some playlist functions, remove some ugly hacks.
> > 
> > No segfault so far, but you may lose the flat display.
> Well, I don't like that.
> If you use VLC to play music, for example, and you add an album, you
> don't have it flat anymore, which is not really a problem to me...

this was configurable ..... --playlist-tree {0,1,2}
'v' hotkey in ncurses

> However, you loose all the functionnalities of sorting by title, author
> duration and other metadatas, like you have in current VLC, and many
> other media players.

that's a bug i didn't notice and will address

> I feel that this is a shame to loose those functionnalities that we have
> in the new playlist and return to a less-featured playlist like 0.8.6
> one...

i don't intend losing sorting functionality

> Best Regards,
Rafaël Carré <funman at videolan.org>
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