[openbeosmediakit] Re: Media prefs

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosmediakit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2004 12:23:21 +0100 CET

Jérôme Duval <korli@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Selon Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > The "flags" argument is completely unused?
> It seems. But i think it could be used to make the 
> launch_media_server 
> call wait or not for the launch completion. 
> My current problem is waiting for the media_server launch completion, 
> i tried to send it a message with some timeout (2 seconds for 
> deliver, 2
> seconds for reply), but it answers very quickly. What should i do ? I 
> think
> media_server should postpone its reply until launch completion. Is it 
> a 
> good practice ?

What does the R5 server do?

> Yes, it seems a good pseudo code. It's just the notifications in 
> media 
> server seem not implemented. So feeding the port should be tricky. 
> We could start with a thread with several snooze calls though :)

Sure - just set the timeout low enough :)
Anyway, I think the server side of things is very easy to do; it just 
have to store the reply port, and send messages to it while it is 
shutting down its different components.


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