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

Manol Manolov man40dev at gmail.com
Fri Aug 6 22:37:37 CEST 2010

On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:

> 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.
 What will be the header name then? ks.h and ksmedia.h? and if so, should be
the rest of the definitions ( that are not used by my code) included?
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