[vlc-devel] [PATCHES] Symbian support
remi at remlab.net
Mon Jan 3 16:21:37 CET 2011
On Mon, 3 Jan 2011 15:34:16 +0100, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>
> On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 09:44:39PM +0100, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote :
>> Here are 2 patches for Symbian support, for readdir_r and pread/pwrite.
>> I'd love some feedback, since I am far from sure this is the right
> In addition to that, 2 more ugly patches. Feedback welcome...
I wonder why bother with Symbian. I don't know any real-life Symbian device
that would have enough CPU and RAM to decode video. To make matters worse,
I understood that there is no YUV and scaling overlay in the Symbian public
API. Same goes for the DSP. I could be wrong.
Otherwise porting to Symbian seems useless... if not counter-productive: I
believe that a lack of VLC port fares better than a disappointing VLC port
with regards to the project's notoriety. Furthermore, developer time could
probably be better spent on the core or on desktop features, than on the
various mobile ports.
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