[vlc-devel] [PATCH 3/7] package/macosx: skip cache generation when cross-compiling

Marvin Scholz epirat07 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 18:38:16 CET 2020

On 8 Dec 2020, at 6:48, Felix Paul Kühne wrote:

> Hello,
>> Am 07.12.2020 um 16:36 schrieb Rémi Denis-Courmont 
>> <remi at remlab.net>:
>> Hi,
>> Indeed. Also it wouldn't only be shared by all VLC versions, it would 
>> be shared by all LibVLC plugin trees. If there is an app that ships 
>> its own LibVLC or its own extra plugins, it breaks too.
> More an idea for v4 because shouldn’t break the v3 behavior:
> What about a cache that it stored at a shared location with a hashed 
> path of the plugin folder it was generated for?
> So if the plugins are in /Applications/VLC.app/…/plugins, the cache 
> would be in ~/Library/Caches/…/HASH.dat? and as

How would the path invalidate when updating VLC though, it's still at 
the same location.

> soon as the VLC is updated and therefore the cache invalidated, it is 
> re-created at the same position but would be ready by the instance 
> only that created it?
> Best regards,
> Felix
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