[vlc-devel] [PATCH 3/7] objects: add vlc_object_desc_create

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon May 27 18:44:57 CEST 2019

Le maanantaina 27. toukokuuta 2019, 19.23.08 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> On Mon, May 27, 2019, at 17:27, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Le maanantaina 27. toukokuuta 2019, 17.45.12 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > > Return a tree of object/module description.
> > 
> > This reintroduces the incorrect assumption that an object is described by
> > whatever module happens to be associated with it. Also breaks
> > encapsulation.
> > 
> > As I've said before, if you want to know what decoder or output is being
> > used by an ES, put that in the ES meta-data where everybody, not just Qt,
> > can see it.
> You can't remove a feature

I and some other people are indeed waiting for the Qt window provider that was 
supposed to come shortly.

And if by the feature you mean see what module is loaded that's still there in 
the logs. Inconvenient as it may be, it's not a complete removal like, I 
dunno, the Qt window provider.

> and ask us to implement it an other way.

As said on the bug tracker, I would have if:
1) the Qt UI had not been wrecked beyond usability in the mean time,
2) somebody had not kept pestering me about his unilaterally decided (oh the 
irony) non-TC-appproved changes to the review-needing changes.


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