[FFmpeg-devel] Hello,

Jean-Daniel Dupas devlists
Thu Jul 16 21:46:25 CEST 2009

Le 16 juil. 09 ? 21:27, Ronald S. Bultje a ?crit :

> Hi,
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 2:54 PM, Jean-Daniel
> Dupas<devlists at shadowlab.org> wrote:
>> First, an alias as defined by the Mac OS File Manager reference is  
>> a blob of
>> "data that is private to the Alias Manager". There is absolutely no
>> guarantee about what it contains. And so, the native API is the  
>> only futur
>> proof and reliable way to resolve it. That why I suggest to use it  
>> when
>> available.
> What bug are you trying to fix? I'm sure there's better ways

I was just trying to fix alias resolution, as it does not properly  
works, and QT file with alias are commonly used in broadcast industry.  
But I may also investigate to find a way to solve it without  

> than
> linking against Core*, which basically hooks lavf into a million
> frameworks and libs.

Not a million, just the non-graphics one, but that probably enough to  
be a valid reason to avoid it.

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