[vlc-devel] [PATCH] bin: add iosvlc.m for iOS development

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed May 6 15:53:57 CEST 2020

Le keskiviikkona 6. toukokuuta 2020, 15.25.05 EEST Alexandre Janniaux a écrit 
> Hi,
> On Wed, May 06, 2020 at 03:10:52PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > That looks more like a bug to me. Why is there no stand-alone provider to
> > begin with? That should be even more useful on mobile platforms, where
> > full screen is most common, and embedded video is least useful.
> > 
> > And on the other hand, you could make the same point for all platforms
> > anyway... We can't test the embedded provider on Windows or Linux easily.
> > I don't see why that would be a particular problem on iOS.
> That's not the same, there is litteraly no point in having
> a different module for iOS, whereas we maintain both embedded
> and desktop usage for Linux or Windows.

How is it not the same? Why should LibVLC apps be required to provide a window 
on some OSes and not others? And considering the code that is (not) in this 
patch, it looks a rather trivial problem to solve.

And the testing problem affects all platforms. If you want to write a new test 
tool, you're welcome to add one in the test directory.

Реми Дёни-Курмон

More information about the vlc-devel mailing list