[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [MPlayerOSX-devel] MPlayerOSX and the sources
attila at kinali.ch
Wed Jan 5 21:31:39 CET 2005
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 12:36:52 +0100
Jan Volf <javol at seznam.cz> wrote:
> I try to do my best, though I have not much time too but since I
> already started, it would be shame not finish it.
Time is always a problem ^^'
> My idea is first to rearrange the main function code to several parts.
> The first part will do the player initialization of everything that has
> nothing to do with the file to be played. The second part takes the
> file and try to open it and get properties of it. The third part is the
> actually the playing code initializing the rest of what is needed and
> then accepting play, pause and stop commands. The setting and getting
> various parameters will be done independently thru one pair of accessor
> functions to keep the interface simple.
> This will be implemented as interface any one can use for it's own UI
> based upon either simple thread player or multithreaded with separated
> thread for each instance of player separated from GUI thread as I plan
> it for MPlayer OS X. For example the command line interface does not
> need multithreaded player but for sophisticated UI it will make
Be carefull here, MPlayer is not threadsafe. Most submodules use
global variables and/or are not reentrant.
> This is what I intent to start with.
> Your opinions?
Sound good to me. I'll support you on this, though i don't
have anytime to code myself :( But i can look after your patches
and get people to commit them.
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