[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Removed non working function from Lua common module

Vicente Jiménez googuy at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 14:00:44 CEST 2009

Sorry: I meant
" It removes the function print_callbacks from

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Vicente Jiménez <googuy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Could somebody confirm that he could use the JavaScript VLC's object
> 'callbacks'?
> I think is something left from a previous version of VLC and now is
> not defined and it always returns nill.
> I couldn't find it any other reference in the current source code. So
> it couln't be defined or initialized.
> This is the reason for offering the previous patch. It removes the
> function print_callbacks from share/http/modules/common.lua that never
> returns anything because vlc.callbacks is not initialize anywhere in
> the VLC source code.
> I could resent the patch.
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Vicente Jiménez <googuy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The function that I'd tried to use is print_callbacks in modules/common.lua.
>> (The one that this patch removes)
>>> I've tried to use this function and I get an error because
>>> vlc.callbacks is nil instead of a table.
>>> I've also tried to use vlc.callbacks directly in Lua and look for
>>> vlc.callbacks object definition in the source code without success.
>>> Could anybody point me how to use this function or where to look in
>>> the source code?
>>> Otherwise, if I'm right and vlc.callbacks doesn't exist as a Lua VLC
>>> extension, please, apply the patch.
>>> Thanks
>>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Antoine Cellerier<dionoea at videolan.org> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009, Vicente Jiménez wrote:
>>>>> It's really a question:
>>>>> is vlc.callbacks valid in Lua?
>>>>> It's not documented and I haven't found any (other) reference in source code.
>>>>> If it's not valid then the attached patch could be of interest.
>>>> The vlc.callbacks variable is used internally by VLC to store lua
>>>> callbacks registered on VLC variables. It's kind of a hack. Anyway,
>>>> removing that print function from the lua code looks fine to me.
>>>> Regards,
>>>> --
>>>> Antoine Cellerier
>>>> dionoea
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