[vlc-devel] Multiple instances and/or multiple players

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Aug 17 22:33:20 CEST 2009

Le lundi 17 août 2009 23:28:20 Ludovic Fauvet, vous avez écrit :
> 2009/8/17 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> >        Hello,
> Hi Rémi,
> > I'm looking at the LibVLC API... and I'm wondering why we need to support
> > both multiple instances per process _and_ multiple players per instance?
> We (the VLMC team) heavily use multiple players per instance. And we
> could expect to have tens of players running during normal use case.
> What would be the overhead of using only one player per instance ?

Each instance has its own (copy of the) configuration and, until we remove it, 
playlist thread. That's about it.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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