[MPlayer-dev-eng] GUI

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Feb 22 04:16:39 CET 2007


On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 10:04:55PM +0100, Roberto Togni wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Feb 2007 08:55:39 +0200
> Uoti Urpala <uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
> > The GUI is currently broken after the mplayer.c changes. I'm hoping that
> > someone else will fix it. If no one does within a couple of days I'll
> > hack it enough to make it compile.
> > 
> [...]
> Not only the GUI...
> On IRC me (and others, as I understand by reading the list) asked you
> to post a patch and give the GUI devels some time to prepare a patch
> (at least the windows GUI is actively mantained). That would have also
> enabled other people to test the patch before committing it.
> Also the fear that other thins may be broken after such big patch were
> true.
> I understand that maintaining big patches for some time requires some
> effort, but any other developer does it too. And most of the file you
> touched does not change often.
> As a final problem, the commit was wrong: it moved a lot of code to new
> files without using svn cp, and reformatted it too (you should know
> that MPlayer devs are quite sensitive to cosmetic changes).
> I haven't checked the technical details of the patch yet, so I can't
> comment on them now.
> I'm for reverting this asap as long as it's easy to do it (before people
> start to commit hacks to fix compilation), and recommit it properly only
> when all major issues are fixed.

as i already said on cvslog i also very strongly vote for reverting, that
makes 3 votes for reversal (ivan, you and me) and no votes against it,
i dont count uau because his oppinion is highly biased as it is his commit

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