[vlc-devel] [PATCH] missing MODULE_NAME_IS_ for android

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sat Sep 21 18:09:56 CEST 2013

On 21 Sep, XilasZ wrote :
> > > Sure, but that is obviously not the right fix. MODULE_NAME_IS_ is a
> > > hack, and it's not the first time this is brought up.
> >
> i didn't know that, what is it exactly ?

IIRC, it was discussed 3 or 4 years ago at FOSDEM, about why it was bad
practice to rely on MODULE_NAME and vlc_find_by_name, notably because of
the module compiled out-of-tree.

Noone had a correct fix in mind, and that is why we still use those.

Best regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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