[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] commit: Skins: "file" shortcut for skins access_demux (& decode URI) ( Jean-Philippe André )

Jean-Philippe André jpeg at videolan.org
Mon May 31 08:59:17 CEST 2010


On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 31 May 2010 08:49:23 +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>
> wrote:
>> Please revert this. This is a huge hack and we have been trying to cut on
>> the number of plugins hijacking file://. What you open MUST be a media
>> file. Otherwise, the security model is broken. Mind you that's why VLC
>> cannot open say LUA files nor shebang shell scripts, even though it would
>> be trivial to implement.
> In fact skins should not be an access_demux at all. That's a braindead
> idea.

Well, skins2 is old stuff.
But, we used to be able to "open skins files with VLC". I guess
Windows users want to be able to install their skins (or at least
start VLC) by a simple click on a .VLT file.

I was just trying to restore some previous behavior.


Jean-Philippe André

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