[vlc-devel] RE :[PATCH] -- still image demux

brezhoneg1 brezhoneg1 at yahoo.fr
Sun Jan 11 16:23:39 CET 2009

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : vlc-devel-bounces at videolan.org [mailto:vlc-devel-
> bounces at videolan.org] De la part de Rémi Denis-Courmont
> Envoyé : dimanche 11 janvier 2009 15:47
> À : vlc-devel at videolan.org
> Objet : Re: [vlc-devel] RE : [PATCH] -- still image demux
> Le dimanche 11 janvier 2009 16:39:21 brezhoneg1, vous avez écrit :
> > > > Err, that sucks. What if there is an image file with an
> > > > extension?
> >
> > Sorry, I don't really see what the problem is. If it is an
> > extension, it can be anything ... and it falls back to
> > file://anything.ext
> > as before.
> So? If it works with file:// why don't you use file:// all the time?
> If it does not work with file:// then my point remains.

To my knowledge, an image with file:// either doesn't work or happen to
work as a side effect (example file://image.jpg) which can be seen as a
bug (duration is so short that you hardly realize an image has been
So, all image will be better off being considered fake://image.ext where
fake offers a fake clock reference to make them last some time.
As for image with extension not yet recognized by vlc (not yet in
vlc_image.c), whatever access you try will end up with an error anyway.


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