[vlc-devel] [PATCH] GSoC: lua services discovery, final?

Fabio Ritrovato exsephiroth87 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 22:04:42 CET 2010

2010/1/17 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> So "we'd lose the ability to use -S from the command line", or it would merely
> be "a little less intuitive" ? Now I am even more confused.
> Do we really expect people to start LUA SD scripts from the command line?
> AFAICT, service discovery plugins are useless without the user interface (to
> show the result and select items).

I meant that we'd lose it for the lua sd.
I don't actually really care how they will be launched, I just thought
to have the same behavior for every sd, be it C or lua, but anything
is fine with me...

>> We still need to have 3 strings, and the current probe functions only
>> handle 2...
> We need the human visible name (already there), and the config chain (instead
> of the current module alias), which does include a plugin as the leading
> keyword, e.g.: 'luasd{script=shoutcast}'. And then we don't need to break the
> API everytime someone comes up with a new parameter.

Mhm, ok, will try that then...

>> Is vlclua_scripts_batch_execute() in modules/misc/lua/vlc.c UTF-8 safe?
> Looks so.

Ok, I'll use that as a refernce...

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