About vcl status in avmedia (keep or removed unmaintained code since 7 years)
chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 25 00:20:33 UTC 2020
https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/c/core/+/108274 <https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/c/core/+/108274> should fix this
> On 25 Dec 2020, at 12:56 am, julien2412 <serval2412 at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> On pc Debian x86-64 with master sources updated today, my local build fails
> fatal error: 'vcl/bitmapaccess.hxx' file not found
> #include <vcl/bitmapaccess.hxx>
> It's due
> author Chris Sherlock <chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com> 2020-12-19 01:09:27 +1100
> committer Tomaž Vajngerl <quikee at gmail.com> 2020-12-24 09:40:16 +0100
> commit 17aea7c41c95186c03c173a8c6f26cd2ebce4c54 (patch)
> tree 36c0743c40f3a85467247c585431682334ef3279
> parent d117d402853ee6c103142f0d0ccdb7cd4b8b8d05 (diff)
> vcl: move access functions into appropriate bitmap access filesHEADmaster
> Split class functions into BitmapInfoAccess.cxx, BitmapReadAccess.cxx
> and BitmapWriteAccess.cxx
> Split header files into BitmapInfoAccess.hxx and BitmapReadAccess.hxx"
> but I suppose it'll be fixed soon.
> I had this error and neither Jenkins nor TBs because I use "--enable-vlc" in
> Like other entries in autogen.input, I don't use vlc part, it's more to
> detect build errors early.
> However considering git history about vlc part (see
> https://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/log/?qt=grep&q=vlc) it seems
> there's no real patch since 2013 + it's been explicitely indicated as
> experimental since 2015 with
> "avmedia: disable VLC unless in experimental model.
> The code is really not in an ideal state, the key-frame generation is
> horrible - involving playing the video for three seconds each time etc.
> While the idea is great - the impl. and libvlc API use needs some love
> from a VLC expert really."
> VLC is indeed a great software but if the support of it in LO has been
> unmaintained for so many years (IMHO 7 years is very long in IT domain),
> should we still keep this or may we remove it?
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