[vlc-devel] [RFC PATCH] VLC keystore API
robux4 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 16:01:42 CET 2015
On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 6:10 AM, Thomas Guillem <thomas at gllm.fr> wrote:
> Here is a first draft of the vlc keystore api: vlc_keystore.h (I'm still
> working on module implementation and integration).
> I have some questions:
> 1/ Should we create a new keystore module each time a module
> (access/demux/other?) wants to access it ? I think it should be a singleton
> owned by libvlc, by the input thread or by the playlist to avoid too many
> connect/disconnect when playing a http playlist for example.
I don't see how it would affect reconnection. Because it would be
slower to load a module than calling the one already in memory ?
> 2/ It is possible to store more than one user/password for one
> protocol/server/port, that's why vlc_keystore_dict_find() return a list of
> Therefore, If a default user is specified (in arguments or url),
> vlc_keystore_dict_find() will return only the entry matching with the user. But
> if no user are specified and if vlc_keystore_dict_find() return more than one
> entries, we can't know which user/password we should use. What should we do in
> that case ? Try only the first one and pop up a dialog if it fails ? (we can't
> test all user/password because the server could ban us)
Use the last used one ?
> Thomas Guillem (1):
> add vlc_keystore API
> include/vlc_keystore.h | 202 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> src/Makefile.am | 2 +
> src/misc/keystore.c | 162 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 3 files changed, 366 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 include/vlc_keystore.h
> create mode 100644 src/misc/keystore.c
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