[vlc-devel] [PATCH] GSoC: lua services discovery, core part

Jakob Leben jakob.leben at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 05:00:44 CET 2009

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 9:18 PM, Fabio Ritrovato <exsephiroth87 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Also, to better explain the SDs functions, that last were still not
> fully understood, I saw that recently you are "reworking" the podcast
> SD, and I think they are really useful for it: instead of needing a
> dedicate configuration window, and having to constantly monitor a
> variable to look for new urls, you just need to simply pass a string
> with the url with ItemPut, and to remove one you use ItemDelete...

A) if you check the git version, there is not dedicate configuration window
B) Currently, we are not "constantly monitoring a variable", but using a
conditional variables to wake up the module thread, so with no request the
module just sleeps.

...Although yes: having a dedicate interface for adding and removing SD
items is more handy and beautiful than var_Set and var_Get.
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