[vdr] AttachFilter need's a ref not an Object

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Mon Oct 17 17:50:56 CEST 2005


Patrick Fischer wrote:
> Hello
> Today I tryed to play with vdr filters.
> After reading the PLUGIN.html I found a Problem.
> 
> Example out of the Howto:
> cMyFilter Filter;
> cDevice::ActualDevice()->AttachFilter(Filter);
> 
> The Problem is that AttachFilter(...) needs a Ref not an Object.
> So I made
> cMyFilter Filter;
> cDevice::ActualDevice()->AttachFilter(&Filter);
> 
> That is not very nice.
> 
> After a look at the VDR/pat.c I decide to use this piece of code:
> 
>  Filter = new cMyFilter();
>  cDevice::ActualDevice()->AttachFilter(Filter);
> 
> Im not secure if I need to delete the Filter or if the cDevece handel it.
> 
> Maybe Klaus can fix this in the next howto.

You're right, this is a typo in PLUGINS.html.
Thanks for reporting.

Klaus



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