[vlc-devel] [RFC] Plugins CPU requirements

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sun Jan 10 10:06:03 CET 2010

Le samedi 9 janvier 2010 23:50:28 jpd at videolan.org, vous avez écrit :
> Hooking back to an earlier idea, f.ex. moz plugins use code to export
> (and import) data tables full of pointers to code. That should work
> across most if not all shared object / dll systems, and should
> be reasonably fast for detection and so on, but also pushes the
> responsibility to avoid on-load code definively into the plugin.

I already said this sucks. Having tried it, it adds new (annoying) constraints 
to the module macros. Then it seems to be slower. Last Windows cannot export 
data at all, so it basically does not solve the problem.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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