[vlc-devel] xcb_screen evolution

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Jul 20 18:39:41 CEST 2011

Le mercredi 20 juillet 2011 18:27:27 natalia armas, vous avez écrit :
> I am interested in the modification of a module xcb_screen. I would like to
> make a script that starts vlc directly in the screen capture mode(with no
> gui), records for a non limited period(1 month for example) but making
> small movies that lasts 10 minutes each.
> I tried to understand how the screen recording is done in vlc, but the
> source code is so huge, that I didn't manage to understand yet how it works
> and which is the link between the framebuffer, hard disk, cpu, X server
> etc.

Does that not already do it?

# vlc -Idummy screen:// --sout '#transcode{...}:livehttp{...}'

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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