[vlc-devel] Re: MS Windows and VCD/libcdio things

Gildas Bazin gbazin at altern.org
Tue Mar 9 14:14:56 CET 2004

On Sunday 07 March 2004 23:41, R. Bernstein wrote:
> If you have a problem when you try, by all means let me know. I can
> arrange to be on the vlc IRC during the period you might be doing
> this. (Hopefully it won't be during working hours which for me is
> Eastern Standard Time GMT+5 - weekends are good). I'd like to hammer
> out whatever problems remain. With the 0.7.1 release over, this is as
> good a time in the release schedule as any to do so.

Ok, I'll re-try when I have some spare time and will let you know about my 

> Any coments concerning the OSS setting in configure.ac and/or using
> WIN32 in the code rather than (or in addition to) say HAVE_DL_WINDOWS
> which is set in config.h?

Well, the OSS check in configure.ac looks fine by me. It enables the OSS 
plugin if the OSS headers are there. Afair the win32 case is for the cygwin 
-mno-cygwin case because cygwin provides an OSS emulation but we don't want 
it (and it wouldn't compile).

As for the HAVE_DL_WINDOWS matter, it is defined when you have DLL support 
for win32 so isn't equivalent to the WIN32 define (which is defined by the 


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