[vlc-devel] [RFC] Shared objects naming

Pavlov Konstantin thresh at altlinux.ru
Thu May 15 17:44:46 CEST 2008

On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 05:55:00PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> 	Hello,
> vlc currently spawns two shared objects: the core, providing the not-so-stable 
> plugin API, and the bindings API. 
> It is now obvious, as Zorglub(IIRC) had predicted, that the current names 
> confuse external developpers. It sounds like "libvlc" should be the external 
> binding API rather than the internal/plugin API, as it currently is. It is 
> probably our last chance to re-arrange this before it gets really too late.
> Hence I would propose that we change the names. Something like:
> libvlc v1 -> libvlccore v0
> libvlc-control v1 -> libvlc v2
> Opinions?

If it's done before releasing 0.9, as a packager i see nothing against

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