[vlc-devel] Checking VLC version from code

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Mon Nov 30 15:27:50 CET 2009

2009/11/30 Jakob Leben <jakob.leben at gmail.com>:
> 2009/11/30 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>
>> You should probably use a private file format generation number (as does
>> the plugin cache) rather than the VLC version in that case.
> Hmm, I'm lost here. Could you give me more info please?

In the cache code we just define a cache format version that we
increment when the cache format change.

It's nicer because:
developers and beta testers won't have their playlist setting broken
users don't loose their settings between version if the playlist
setting format haven't changed


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