[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/3] libvlccore: Add STREAM_GET_HTTP_HEADER control

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Aug 12 17:49:05 CEST 2019

Le maanantaina 12. elokuuta 2019, 18.45.59 EEST Marvin Scholz a écrit :
> On 12 Aug 2019, at 15:19, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I think you're missing the point here. You can't just pass opaque data
> > through filters, and you don't control what header lines get sent or
> > when. This is the block flags discussion all over again. What you're
> > doing just isn't a good fit with the stream abstraction.
> I don't see how this is related to block flags, this is stream level
> metadata and the http headers do not change
> mid-stream, do they?

Sure they do.

> > Besides, how will this work if the HTTP access does not have a special
> > case for sending the ICY header line in requests??
> Yes, of course the access modules would need to set a header to announce
> that the application can handle ICY
> metadata, there is no way around that.

In other words, your so-called generic API fails the litmus test at being 


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