[vlc-devel] Add frequency and video standard options in dshow - rev2

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Fri Aug 6 20:43:06 CEST 2010

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 12:23:11AM -0400, Manol Manolov wrote :
>  On 8/5/2010 11:59 PM, David Kaplan wrote:
>> 2010/8/5 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net <mailto:remi at remlab.net>>
>>     Are the new definitions copied verbatim from a copyright header or
>>     are they
>>     rewritten from scratch? I am not sure we can include say, MSVC
>>     headers into
>>     VLC legally.
>>     Did you try to get the necessary update to MingW folks?
>> I'm one of the mingw-w64 folks. Please could you send it to us as well.
>> FYI, I am currently in discussion with microsoft over the whole header  
>> issue and am waiting to hear back from them.
>> The issue is that even if headers are written from scratch, it's  
>> impossible to work out the vftable function layout without looking in  
>> the original headers (unless debug info has been provided - then we  
>> have tools for that).
>> also there are already 'rewritten' headers included in the vlc contribs.
> I'm confused... is GCC part of Mingw? I'm new to this environment (VC  
> generation - man cannot choose in which era is born :( ). I just  
> couldn't find definitions of KSPROPERTY in ks.h and ksmedia.h whose i  
> believe are in the GCC package under windows. So, I had to add the  
> structure definitions in a vlc header. But remaking MS headers  
> definition by definition over time sounds like a hassle. Do you think MS  
> will let us use headers? That will be a lot easier...
> Anyway, you need me to send you the definitions I needed and were not in  
> ks.h etc.? Will you include them in future release?

It would be better to split those definitions in a separated header.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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