[vlc-devel] [RFC] Memory keystore
remi at remlab.net
Tue Feb 9 10:02:36 CET 2016
Le 2016-02-05 21:56, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
> On 05 Feb, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
>> I would remove the file I/O support altogether.
Because it is intricate and useless. It was written for testing purpose
only. That purpose should be served as well, if not better, by the
would-be in-memory store.
> How do you do on OS that do not have a Wallet API?
So which systems are supported by the clear-text storage plugin and do
not have a user wallet support? Basically we are talking about POSIX
systems without a desktop user session. That would mostly be server-side
or otherwise scripted VLC instances.
I would think that those use cases can continue without a key store.
Otherwise an in-memory per-instance keystore should be just fine. A
clear-text storage keystoe is definitely NOT fine in that case (or
really in any case).
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