[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/6] input_item: add WITH_ASSOCIATED_MEDIA meta request

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Dec 3 19:21:05 CET 2019

Le tiistaina 3. joulukuuta 2019, 18.02.22 EET Alexandre Janniaux a écrit :
> This META_REQUEST_ parameter aims at enabling the parsing of
> input_slaves and similar mechanisms whenever the main media is asked to
> be parsed. It will be disabled in the default state, providing IO
> savings for use case which doesn't need it.

This looks like a cop-out to me. How would the app developper know any better 
than the demuxer or the core that it needs to set or clear the flag??

I don't think the app devs should be bothered with this implementation detail 
of LibVLC.


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