[vlc-devel] [Patch] Send an event even when snapshot failed

Rafaël Carré rafael.carre at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 10:21:18 CET 2010

On Mon, 18 Jan 2010 10:07:59 +0100
Hugo Beauzee-Luyssen <beauze.h at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 5:51 AM, Rafaël Carré
> <rafael.carre at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Le 18/01/10 01:34, Hugo Beauzee-Luyssen a écrit :
> >
> >> I know the string "(null)" is kinda dirty
> >
> > printf("%s\n", NULL); shows "(null") with glibc and OSX' libc, but
> > crashes when using other libcs so it's not correct.
> >
> I'm not sure I understand what you mean, is your point to say that
> using a NULL pointer to notify the snapshot failure is wrong ?

"(null)" is not a NULL pointer

> In that case what do you offer as an alternative ? I really don't feel
> like returning "invalid-snapshot" as snapshot filename.

If "snapshot-file" variable is set to "(null)" you need to fix the bug,
not workaround it

Rafaël Carré
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