[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Feature addition - Automatically pause when VLC is not the active window

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 09:25:32 CEST 2011

2011/9/13 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
>   Hello,
> On Monday 12 September 2011, sanjeev mk wrote:
>> This patch is a feature addition/request.
>> Currently, if the user minimizes VLC , video playback is auto paused and it
>> is resumed when the user 'un'minimizes VLC again.
>> The following patch (also attached) adds to the existing feature by
>> implementing auto pause of video when VLC Player window is not active or
>> does not have keyboard attention. The playback is resumed when VLC Player
>> becomes the active window again.
> As a user, I definitely do NOT want this "feature"...

I agree.

Kind regards,
Jean-Paul Saman

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