[vlc-devel] [PATCH 3/4] aout: propose a "Direct" choice in Output Mode

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Apr 5 18:01:40 CEST 2018

Le torstaina 5. huhtikuuta 2018, 18.44.36 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> On Sat, Mar 31, 2018, at 12:38, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Le vendredi 30 mars 2018, 14:57:11 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > > This choice is only proposed for compatible es tracks and when the aout
> > > module can't fetch the passthrough preference from the OS (this is the
> > > case
> > > for mmdevice, cf. next commit).
> > 
> > Nack. OS-specific audio settings do not belong in the core API. You even
> > made the exact same argument for Android very recently.
> This means that 2 OSes need this OS-specific audio settings.

To quote J-B or François:
"I don't care."

My OS does not have this last century design limitation.

> I also would
> like to have macOS using it too instead of the "(Encoded)" device (but this
> need to be discussed with macOS devs).
> Windows is the must used OS by VLC, I think we can give him a specific API.

Says the guy who promoted consistency a few hours earlier.


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