[vlc-devel] [PATCH] libvlc: rename media slave to associated media

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Sep 12 14:33:36 CEST 2018

Le mardi 11 septembre 2018, 12:49:30 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> This term is not technically correct. Indeed, it refers to the current
> implementation detail where the associated input is driven by the main input
> thread. We already discussed about using a thread for each associated
> inputs. In that case, it won't be driven by the main input thread anymore.

Even if/when that happens, there will still be a master demuxer driving the 
play time, the navigation, and stemming from the MRL of the input item.

So the terminology does seem *technically* correct to me.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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