[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] mmdevice: require Vista, simplify

David Fuhrmann david.fuhrmann at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 20:26:12 CEST 2015

> Am 10.08.2015 um 11:24 schrieb Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> Le 2015-08-10 11:24, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
>> On 08 Aug, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
>>> MMDevice is not available on older Windows versions anyway. Failing to
>>> load the plugin there is fine. It is even arguably better: it prevents
>>> impossible choices showing in the preferences.
>> But won't that make the plugins cache to be recreated all the time on
>> XP platforms?
> The plugins cache file is *always* recreated - unless you disable the plugins cache completely.

BTW, this is not true anymore after recent changes by Felix. AFAIU the cache is updated in RAM, but not written back to the file.


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