[vlc-devel] Re: Embedded vout in Windows Mozilla

Gildas Bazin gbazin at altern.org
Thu Dec 2 08:12:10 CET 2004

On Thursday 02 December 2004 08:54, Andre Pang wrote:
> Well, I went the other way: I added the appropriate DirectX a/vouts as 
> builtins to configure.ac and re-bootstraped, and it all seemed to work. 
>   (i.e. I added VLC_ADD_BUILTINS([vout_directx aout_directx ...] to 
> configure.ac).  The only problem with that approach is that there's a 
> symbol clash between vout_directx and the the DirectX OpenGL vout 
> module (glwin32, I think?), so I couldn't compile them both as 
> builtins.

Ok, this needs to be fixed. I'll have a look.

> Well, I actually got the embeddable video window working now!  I 
> compiled both the wxwindows and vout_directx modules as builtins, and 
> that seemed to do the trick.  (Not sure if I need wxwindows as a 
> built-in; I'll experiment more a bit later when I'll try to reduce the 
> size of the resulting .dll).

That sounds weird. The wxwindows module is strictly not used by the mozilla 
plugin (the mozilla plugin doesn't load any interface module).

> > Also I woud advise you to use the development version of VLC because a 
> > major
> > problem was fixed in the windows mozilla plugin (it used to crash when
> > destroying the plugin instance).
> Yep, I'm tracking the svn trunk since I noticed that patch went in 
> after 0.8.1.
> Thanks for the help Gildas!

You're welcome.


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