[vlc-devel] Re: NT4.0 win32 Binary - success!

Gildas Bazin gbazin at altern.org
Sat Aug 21 10:00:29 CEST 2004

On Saturday 21 August 2004 03:22, Matthew Fullerton wrote:
> I had not been able to get a copy of 0.7.2 VLC running nicely on NT4. NT4
> has issues with directX, and as I read from this list, the solution would
> appear to be SDL. I had good video output using wingdi, but the auido was
> messy on all formats. After spending a *very* long time attempting to get
> cygwin to do the compilation, with the result being a file that dumps the
> core and exits, I turned to the cross-compilation route. This has been
> successful and for the first time I can use VLC 0.7.2 to watch video 
> choppy audio, using SDL video and audio output. Both SDL and VLC were
> configured to disable DirectX. I realise this binary has limited 
> (win95/NT4?) but if it would be helpful it could perhaps be hosted
> somewhere?
> Rough record of how it was done is below, probably more for future 
> if anyone is searching the archive.

That's weird, I have used VLC on NT4 with the directx video output and the 
waveOut audio output without any problems.

Anyway, thanks for sharing your experience.


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