[vlc-devel] [PATCH] -- still image (hopefully, a clean solution)

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sun Jul 12 13:40:04 CEST 2009

Le dimanche 12 juillet 2009 01:37:33 brezhoneg1, vous avez écrit :
> Still images can now be displayed in vlc1.0, but a few issues still
> exist.
> Only the following mrls are regarded as still images :
>    - vlc file.ext
>    - vlc fake:///path/image.ext
> (with ext being bmp, png, jpg, tiff, ... listed in src/misc/image.c)

I never really figured out why we cannot decode still images with a normal 
demux, which would have a configured image "time span". I must be missing 
something... ???

> At the vlc core level, the algorithm first does a search for a "file"
> access_demux, then only does a search for a "file" access.

Yes, that works too. But it adds yet another path lookup on file://, and it is 
artificially limitted to the file scheme.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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