[vlc-devel] Plug-in VLC

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Aug 26 16:03:42 CEST 2009

On Wed, 26 Aug 2009 15:04:07 +0200, Mazuho <mazuho at gmail.com> wrote:
> (...) is it possible to test the
> functionality of this plug-in without having to recompile VLC every time?

A plug-in ought to know its own functionality.
VLC itself updates the plug-in cache at every start.

I don't really understand the question about recompilation.

> And where can I read what functions the plug-in can call?

The plug-in can call any function in libvlccore (src/libvlccore.sym).

> Basically the only thing we need to do right now is 1. Get the name of
> file, 2. Post this to a server online, 3. Get and write out the result in
> VLC. We will communicate via html and php to the online service of ours.
> 4. If the string returned is an URL, make it clickable ( and if clicked,
> open the OS's default browser). I believe this last step might be a bit
> complicated?

I don't understand what should be made "clickable" and where.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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