[vlc-devel] [PATCH v2 5/5] libvlc: media: set WITH_ASSOCIATED_MEDIA option to preparser
thomas at gllm.fr
Mon Feb 10 11:30:56 CET 2020
On Mon, Feb 10, 2020, at 11:29, Alexandre Janniaux wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 11:22:33AM +0100, Thomas Guillem wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 9, 2020, at 12:11, Alexandre Janniaux wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Sat, Feb 08, 2020 at 04:35:49PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > > > Le perjantaina 7. helmikuuta 2020, 23.04.49 EET Alexandre Janniaux a écrit :
> > > > Also, if it's always set, then I'm not exactly clear why it needs a flag.
> > > >
> > >
> > > The flag is always set for libvlc client, as requested in the
> > > previous review, but not for libvlccore users. I'm not sure
> > > I can generalize to libvlccore without breaking other users
> > > (preparsing, medialibrary, thumbnailing, though I didn't
> > > check those).
> > >
> > > As I mainly want to fix libvlc for this issue, I'd prefer
> > > not to include libvlccore change into this patchset,
> > > especially since I'm not a user of this API in libvlccore.
> > > If it is deemed unecessary by other clients, it could be
> > > removed without changing libvlc new behaviour and libvlc
> > > API/ABI and the resulting patches will be clearer to
> > > interpret.
> > We could also add a libvlc flag for that, cf. libvlc_media_parse_flag_t
> That is actually what was done in the v1  of this patchset.
> There was a consensus about not exposing this option to
> libVLC at this point. I'm open to merging the first patchset
> but it was considered that the libvlc client should never
> have to know whether it needs the flag or not.
>  https://mailman.videolan.org/pipermail/vlc-devel/2019-December/129841.html
Ah yes. For me, we either add flags for both API or not all (and enable it by default).
> Alexandre Janniaux
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