[vlc-devel] [PATCH] qt: don't set the interface on top if the video will not be embedded

Steve Lhomme robux4 at ycbcr.xyz
Tue Apr 2 08:19:57 CEST 2019

On 4/1/2019 5:26 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le maanantaina 1. huhtikuuta 2019, 13.41.22 EEST Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>> The doc of video-on-top is:
>> Alwaysplacethevideowindowontopofotherwindows. That sounds like a feature
>> of the standalone video window rather than the UI. It corresponds to the
>> VOUT_WINDOW_STATE_ABOVE state that is already handled by many of them.
>> The UI may use the flag if a standalone window is not used. But if there
>> is one, IMO it shouldn't.
> Yes, that seems to match the documentation.
> Still, I think Qt should allow the window state, rather than second guess from
> the configuration leading to unnecessary error corner cases.

It still does after this patch but only if we know we won't use an 
external window (which is coming for Windows).

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