[vlc-devel] Re: Compiling VLC 0.6.0 for windows XP.

Eric Petit titer at videolan.org
Mon Jul 7 21:21:26 CEST 2003

On Mon, Jul 07, 2003, David Filion wrote:
> I am compiling VLC from source under Cygwin.  The problem I have come 
> across is that I cannot move the executable.  I can run vlc.exe in the 
> directory in which it is created (c:\cygwin\home\username\vlc) but if I 
> move it (to c:\temp for example) it will not execute (no errors are 
> given).  How to I create a version of VLC I can move around?  It is 
> possible as a windows version is available for download. The win32 docs 
> don't seem to describe how to create such a version.

 vlc.exe needs the plugin modules (*.dll files) to run (currently
all interfaces are .dll files, so vlc just exits if it cannot find
any). To build vlc with all modules built-in, run configure with

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