[vlc-devel] [PATCH] [GSoC] New VLC interface for Maemo

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Mon Nov 24 17:47:20 CET 2008

Le dimanche 23 novembre 2008 16:07:00 Antoine Lejeune, vous avez écrit :
> Le mercredi 12 novembre 2008 à 06:45:39, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
> > Perhaps, you remap to a dummy mapping?
> Why do you mean by dummy mapping? If it is a memory space just used to
> do that, it's a waste of memory or is it possible to "map" a memory space
> on /dev/null for exemple?

I don't know if /dev/null is mappable, but -1 is. It's a waste of memory.

> > How does the regular framebuffer vout cope?
> The regular framebuffer doesn't need to cope with this issue (display
> nothing when another window is over).

If the vout needs to keep track of its own display status, I am concerned as 
to what happens if VLC crashes, or worse, goes wild.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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