Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] DACP (iTunes remote) support added

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-10-23 at 10:01 -0400, Alexandre Rosenfeld wrote:
>> Peter wrote:
>>> The DACP plugin will need to access both the currently playing
>>> cover art, and also arbitrary album covers for when browsing
>>> on the iPod/iPhone remote. We will also need to be able to
>>> rescale (shrink) the image, and encode it as PNG to send to
>>> the remote. Clearly it would be best to use the same library
>>> for this as already used elsewhere in RB... I'd have to check.
>> The original idea was for the libdmapsharing API to receive a
>> GDKPixbuf instance that could contain an image of any size
>> and it would automatically be resized and sent as PNG (the
>> libdmapsharing side was implemented using this once). But
>> MIchael wants libdmapsharing without the gdk-pixbuf
>> dependency, because it is supposed to run on embedded
>> systems also.
> I'll just note that since you had that discussion (I'd expect some time
> this summer), gdk-pixbuf has been split from GTK+, and the library
> itself is 140k stripped on a 64 bit system. A 32-bit version would
> likely be smaller.

Interesting Bastien - that would make the plugin code simpler.

Alexandre - is this old libdmapsharing code with the GDKPixbuf
instance interface on a branch or something where I could look
at it?


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