[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Directory: ignore xml files
filip at atch.se
Fri May 19 22:22:57 CEST 2017
On 2017-05-19 17:54, Marvin Scholz wrote:
> On 19 May 2017, at 15:29, Filip Roséen wrote:
> > As written in `#videolan` at `freenode`, this would break playback for
> > [iTunes Library Files] ([demux/playlist/itml.c]) when opening a
> > directory (as they would no longer be added to the playlist).
> VLC should be able to read iTunes Libraries? I never experienced this working.
I am not referring to the *iTunes Library* itself, but the `.xml` that
can (or maybe could, not sure if that feature is available on newer
*iTunes* versions) be exported from within *iTunes*.
As an example, I googled and found [this xml] which is parsed
fine by vlc (both `2.2.x` and `3.0.0`).
> > One could, potentially, ignore files (remove from playlist) for which
> > *preparsing* (if any) fails for a certain set of file-extensions, but
> > it will probably lead to users being confused about what is happening
> > to the state of the playlist (as they will most likely be able to see
> > the items disappear in real time).
> > Having it as an opt-in option might be a solution, but I am not too
> > sure. Personally, I am semi-against making decisions based on the
> > file-extension alone (as it does not necessarily reflect the true
> > contents of the file). I do however see how users can find the
> > `--hidden-filetypes` option useful.
> > Best Regards,\
> > Filip
> > : https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201610
> > : http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=blob;f=modules/demux/playlist/itml.c;h=5f636262f1b9248eaedb3dfce354592c946884fe;hb=HEAD
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