[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] add -name and -title options for x video_outs

Paul TT mplayer at paultt.org
Thu Oct 22 23:34:10 CEST 2009

On Thu, 22 Oct 2009 15:51:19 +0200
Paul TT <mplayer at paultt.org> wrote:

> > Well, what is the title currently set to? How do you get MPlayer to
> > set it to exactly the same value after your patch?
-title MPlayer
;P, not so ease anyway :(
> > I'd find it preferable if the default window title would not be
> > changed by your patch, in case someone relies on it.
> mh
> what about setting into that way, so:
> -title "fancy title" :: set the title to "Fancy Title"
> -title :: (without arg) set the title to filename
there's a little problemi implementing this, sigh, stupid me :(
> no -title option specified :: leave the current behaviour working
>   (title set to "MPlayer")
> what do you think about this?
probably adding a -notitle option would fit it better?
i'm in doubt about this... :(

> > > title should be updated at every file change, right :)
> > 
> > Well, if you don't want that, at least these options should be
> > CONFIG_GLOBAL to indicate you can not change them per-file.
> > But making them changeable (preferably in a way that makes it easy
> > to add support for changing the title via the set_property slave
> > interface) would be better.
> me too think this ;)
> (yoda speaking :D)
> > Of course in that regard, implementing this via a VFCTRL/VOCTRL
> > might be even nicer, since it would allow video filters to easily
> > display it e.g. in the OSD, too.

i'm looking into these
thanx again

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