[vlc-devel] commit: Don't ignore-config on the webplugin (Jean-Baptiste Kempf )

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Oct 1 14:50:48 CEST 2009

On Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:24:47 +0200, jpd at videolan.org wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 01, 2009 at 12:07:47PM +0200, R??mi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> On Thu, 1 Oct 2009 09:36:24 +0200, jpd at videolan.org wrote:
>> > Probably should have multiple config support, possibly with
>> > restrictions for exactly these cases. Applies to at least our
>> > plugin_s_, possibly also embedded, kiosk, or use-without-installing
>> > (misnamed ``portable'') uses.
>> No. This is a pointless effort because Web plugins have no
>> configuration UI at the moment. This just needs to be reverted. It
>> adds a lot of bugs just to work around (not even _fix_) a single one.
> I do not argue either way about reverting now. However, I did and
> do suggest this is a useful feature, regardless of what you want
> right now. In fact, I think we will see more and more demands for
> use-without-installing binaries, and then configuration support
> much more flexible than we have now will become mandatory.

We already support changing the path to the configuration file when it
comes to portable executables.

But that's of no help to web plugins which don't have a Preferences UI to
change their configuration.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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