[vlc-devel] [PATCH] contrib: always build fluidsynth

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Sat Dec 7 21:34:35 CET 2013

Le 07/12/2013 15:20, David Fuhrmann a écrit :
> Hi,
> Am 07.12.2013 um 12:30 schrieb Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
>> Correct, but maybe not everybody agrees to depend on glib by default on all platforms (not just Linux and OSX).
> The question is if we want to distribute the fluidsynth plugin by default on all platforms. According to the user complaints it might make sense to do so with our builds for osx and windows, IMO. And for other platforms doing an VLC application build it might be also ok.
> When building as a library, unneeded plugins should be disabled, anyway.

BTW does OSX have a sound font?

afaict even if we ship the module, we won't have MIDI decoding out of
the box

> On OSX, the size of the plugin is 1 MB, this is 1% of the complete package size. Same ratio for compressed versions of the files. I don't know is this is an acceptable increase in file size. For me this would be fine.
> With best regards,
> David

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