[vlc-devel] [PATCHv3 03/12] libvlc: add renderer module list option

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Mar 31 15:12:05 CEST 2016

Le 2016-03-31 14:55, Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 2:39 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont 
> <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
>> Le 2016-03-31 14:28, Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>>> Another reason is that we need to be able to decide the "sout" 
>>> string
>>> to use for each file of the playlist we're trying to play as the
>>> device only supports some codec and containers.
>> Sout must be instantiated before the codecs are known, so that 
>> sentence
>> makes absolutely zero sense. Besides, nothing in the VLC core 
>> prevents the
>> sout chain from transcoding conditionally.
> We have this information if the input file has been preparsed
> otherwise we fallback in worse case scenario.

That's a more complicated solution with overall worse results.

In other words, that can't count as a justification why you don't use 

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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