[vlc-devel] Plugins: pick and choose

jboileau jboileau at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 22:03:21 CEST 2009

Thanks Remi. Its an avenue worth experimenting with for our needs.
I'll give it a try.

Jacques Boileau

2009/8/4 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> Le mardi 4 août 2009 22:22:36 jboileau, vous avez écrit :
>> Do I understand this correctly: if I need a streamlined version of
>> VLC, when space is very limited, I can simply delete plugins that I
>> don't need?
> Yes.
>> For example if I don't need to play h264 files I could
>> possibly remove libh264_plugin.dll and libpacketizer_h264_plugin.dll.
> h264 parses raw H264 files. packetizer_h264 is used to decode and stream AVC
> elementary streams.
>> 2. Is there dependencies. Does one plugin require others?
> Rarely if ever a specific dependency, but there are of course many functional
> dependencies.
>> 3. Are there some plugins that are essential for VLC to work at all?
> You need at least one memcpy and one interface plugin (dummy will do),
> otherwise VLC will not start.
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