[vlc-devel] [PATCH] http: Mark the http-reconnect option as plugin-safe

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Sep 26 18:57:44 CEST 2015

Le 2015-09-26 19:44, Luca Barbato a écrit :
> On 26/09/15 12:34, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> TBH, I would much prefer obsoleting the option and reconnecting
>> automatically when appropriate (i.e. connection broken before known 
>> end
>> of file).
> I might try to find some time to do that later, that would require 
> to:
> - have the fact the connection is broken reported by the lower layer
> - get the expected end of file or know that the file doesn't have an 
> end.
> In the mean time I'd merge it and get some plugin users happier.
> Would it be ok?

Exposing http-reconnect to playlist and then removing it later is not a 
good idea. I am also not convinced that allowing random playlist files 
to enable http-reconnect against third party web servers is a good idea 

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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