shared library extension on other platforms

Samuel Hocevar sam at
Sat Aug 10 22:00:53 CEST 2002

On Sat, Aug 10, 2002, Martin Gansser wrote:

> static void ProbeLibDVDCSS( void )
> {
> static char *pp_filelist[] = { "",
> "./",
> "./lib/",
> "",
> "./",
> "./lib/",
> NULL };
> my question: can these be changed for hpux on vlc, maybe by using libtools
> 'lt_dlopen()' that can load .so extensions also,
> or by a #if  defined (HPUX) ... extension=*.sl or so ?.

   This piece of code is only intended for the Debian and the Mandrake
maintainers of vlc. These two Linux distributions do not include DVDCSS
code in their vlc packages, but have external support for third party
libdvdcss packages through this dlopen() architecture.

   On other OSes, you really should compile vlc directly with libdvdcss,
either statically or dynamically. I really would like Linux to remain an


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