[vlc-devel] [PATCH] FIX: Dshow "none" device open (#2201). Some cleaning

basos g noxelia at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 21:33:49 CET 2009

2009/2/12 basos g <noxelia at gmail.com>:
> 2009/2/11 Rémi Denis-Courmont <rem at videolan.org>:
>> Le mercredi 11 février 2009 16:15:48 basos g, vous avez écrit :
>>> These 2 patches address the issue in dshow as well as some other fixes
>>> -Fix dshow "none" deivice be recognized as none
>>>  Note that another patch concerning var_optionParse string
>>>  dequoting should be applied for this to be fixed
>>>  ( the concept is not to provide quoted strings to dshow options )
>>>  -Account for the case when BOTH devices could not be opened
>>>    (file an error, instead of seeming to play)
>>>  -Cleaned a little
>>>  -Added dbg and error msgs
>>>  -Added coments
>> I am not against removing quotes there, but we have to be consistent.
>> Discarding quotes is wrong. There has to be a way to pass a value that does
>> include quotes.
>> --
>> Rémi Denis-Courmont
>> http://git.remlab.net/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=vlc-courmisch.git;a=summary
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> The point is that for the dshow we don't need quotes.
> Do we need them elsewhere ?
> I think quotes mean: take the hole following string including spaces.
> As long as the delimiting is done correctly i am not sure that we
> actualy need the quotes inside psz_data.
> eg.
> :adev="Create sound blaster" :vdev="vid1" :type=pal etc
> here psz_value for adev should be
> Creative sound blaster
> and not
> "Creative sound blaster"

So whats the point about quotes ? Do we need them ( e.g. is there a
case that in-string quotes are NEEDED ?

Note that these 2 patches fix a (small) bug and i don't expect that
you want it to be ignored ?

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