[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/2] libvlc: add libvlc_media_player_dump

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri May 20 09:40:23 CEST 2016

Le 2016-05-20 09:19, Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> Pointless, no, this is a very asked feature. Users of VLC ports want 
> to
> download their media files to their devices from their media shares.

This is out of scope of LibVLC, which is a media player 

> Racy, ah yes maybe.
> Impractical, yes since it's weird to dump a file from a Media Player.

It's broken and behaving wrongly or weirdly in too many ways to be 
usable for this purpose.

There are plenty of existing and (much) better suited libraries for 
file and file system abstractions to choose from.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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