[vlc-devel] [PATCH 00/12] Video integration within Qt interface for Windows

Pierre Lamot pierre at videolabs.io
Tue May 12 09:33:26 CEST 2020

On 2020-05-11 19:11, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le maanantaina 11. toukokuuta 2020, 19.04.50 EEST Pierre Lamot a écrit 
> :
>> This branch allow integrating the video within the Qt interface on 
>> Windows
>> using DirectComposition
>> This should work on Windows 8+ (and fallback on a separate window for 
>> former
>> versions of windows)
> Come on, that's never going to fly... Either Windows 7 installs are 
> pinned to
> 3.0 on the understanding that by the time 4.0 comes out, Windows 7 will 
> be way
> out of support, or video embedding has to work on it.

Providing special support for Win8 doesn't mean we should drop support 
for Win7.
I think there is another way that can work on this OS.

>> Note that this branch currently don't compile as-is on GCC CI as the 
>> MingW
>> headers (dcomp.h) provided in the docker are outdated. Should compile 
>> fine
>> on Clang CI though.
> I don't see why this should get special wildcard to break builds, TBH.

Actually I meant quite the opposite, this shouldn't be merged as long as 
GCC CI isn't updated.

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