Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: A question about internally used plugins
Re: A question about internally used plugins
From: DervishD <iaudio_at_dervishd.net>
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 11:49:39 +0200
* Jonas Häggqvist <rasher_at_rasher.dk> dixit:
> DervishD wrote:
> > So, the reason of having some functionality implemented using a
> > plugin instead of having it built into "core" is to make the function
> > optional, am I wrong?
> You are indeed wrong. The reason is to save space.
As I imagined down in my message. Sincerely, I didn't thought that
space was an issue.
> The larger the core gets, the less memory is available - this is
> especially important on the Archos targets which are quite limited.
> This functionality is implemented using plugins simply because it's
> possible to do.
Right, then. I saw that credits.rock was 8kB and that
properties.rock was just 2kB, so I didn't thought there was an space
> I don't think you should put any code into the core for this reason,
> but separating the plugins used by the system from the regular plugins
> (into a separate category) might be useful.
Well, that sounds great. I'm thinking about something in the lines
of "/.rockbox/rocks/system", or even their own directory. Probably just
making sure that if the plugind doesn't exist nothing will crash will be
Thanks for your message and the information :)))
Raúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado
-- Linux Registered User 88736 | http://www.dervishd.net It's my PC and I'll cry if I want to... RAmen!Received on 2007-08-26