[vlc-devel] What's the best to communicate between an app and a video output plugin?

Julien Pauty julien.pauty at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 18:07:40 CET 2009


I created my own output plugin. But, I used the vmem one,as a starting
point, which was using config_Get... I did not know of the var system.

Do you consider using var as hackish ? If so, what's the clean way?



2009/1/15 Rémi Denis-Courmont <rem at videolan.org>

> Le jeudi 15 janvier 2009 12:22:33 Julien Pauty, vous avez écrit :
> > So my overall question if the following. If I create an application that
> > uses libvlc to display video, what is the best way to communicate with
> the
> > video output module? Is there something else than the option strings used
> > when creating an instance of libvlc?
> The only really clean solution is to create your own video output plugin.
> But Erwan already gave you the simpler hackish solution.
> --
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
> http://git.remlab.net/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=vlc-courmisch.git;a=summary
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