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

David Fuhrmann david.fuhrmann at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 22:41:40 CET 2013

Am 07.12.2013 um 21:34 schrieb Rafaël Carré <funman at videolan.org>:

> 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?

As it looks like, they have some kind of integrated midi playback possibility. But I did not found a sound file which can be used by fluidsynth.

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


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