[vlc-devel] [PATCH] - vmem (more libvlc-friendly)

Rémi Denis rdenis at simphalempin.com
Sat Nov 29 22:07:16 CET 2008

Indeed, options cannot be enabled in MRL from 0.9.0 onward.

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Subject: Re: [vlc-devel] [PATCH] - vmem (more libvlc-friendly)
From: Laurent Aimar <fenrir at via.ecp.fr>
Date: 29/11/2008 20:56

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008, Pierre d'Herbemont wrote:
> On Nov 28, 2008, at 9:46 PM, Laurent Aimar wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 28, 2008, Pierre d'Herbemont wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I fear this is too risky. Basically it means giving the ability to
> >> write random content at the specified memory location
> > Yes.
> >
> >> , just using an
> >> MRL.
> > No, it is not possible to use the MRL to do so.
> >
> > As the option are not (or may be changed to not be) whilelisted,  
> > they can
> > only be set on an explicit user request.
> Sure. This is disabled by default, but this can be turned on, exposing  
> the user.
> We should not encourage that kind of option in the MRL. This is not  
> what the MRL is meant for. As stated, I would rather use a dedicated  
> function.
 Again, unless I mislook, there is no way to enable these options using
an MRL, only through command line options or using the GUI.

The changes proposed remove direct usage of config_* that should not be used
by any module (only by GUI).

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