[vlc-devel] About #3353

Jean-Philippe André jpeg at videolan.org
Thu Jun 3 20:09:24 CEST 2010

2010/6/4 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> Le jeudi 3 juin 2010 20:48:18 Jean-Philippe André, vous avez écrit :
>> As we do ship both versions in the same folder, there is an urgent
>> need to fix this - one way or the other.
> As far as I know, we do not ship the .lua files.

In the .7z nightly builds, there are .lua and .luac files.

>> I am not happy with either these solutions. I don't see the point in
>> having both versions of the scripts in the same folder. Indeed,
>> playlist, meta, extensions, ... will also be listed twice.
> That's why we don't install both (or then there is a bug in the installation
> procedure).

Well, it seems we do...

>> This means
>> two extensions for the price of one, and twice more tests for playlist
>> scripts.
>> We could either not ship the sources .lua (but that would be a shame),
>> or ship them in some other folder, maybe.
> I don't see the shame. We don't ship the C and C++ source code either in the
> binary packages either. We already have the source tarballs and git
> repositories for that purpose.

The difference may be that we would like users to see that these are
"hackable" files.
But I'd rather not include the .lua files than adding any of these hacks to VLC.

Jean-Philippe André

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