[vlc-devel] Re: [Greg Hulands <ghulands at bigpond.net.au>] Building libvlc

Christophe Massiot massiot at via.ecp.fr
Wed Jan 29 01:00:59 CET 2003

À (At) 15:46 +0100 16/01/2003, System administration écrivait (wrote) :

>----- Forwarded message from Greg Hulands <ghulands at bigpond.net.au> -----
>From: Greg Hulands <ghulands at bigpond.net.au>
>Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 12:43:42 +1000
>To: vlc-dev at videolan.org
>Subject: Building libvlc
>I am wanting to build vlc as a dynamic library on its own. From my
>current understanding of the build process, this cannot be done (please
>correct me if I am wrong). The reason I need to do this is so that my
>application can link to it and embed a video output view in it. My
>intentions to go about doing this is to write another interface module
>for mac os x, so that when building just a vlc library, it will build
>in my interface, otherwise it will build the current one.
>If I have misunderstood anything to do with the way vlc works, please
>correct me. If anyone has any tips or general info on how to accomplish
>this I would greatly appreciate it.

This seems okay, but please bear in mind that in Cocoa, only a single 
thread from a process may call graphic functions. You'll probably 
have to build your own video output for that reason.

Christophe Massiot.
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