[vlc-devel] Re: How can I embed vlc in my c application

Herman Schultz herman.schultz at gmail.com
Thu May 24 05:57:50 CEST 2007

Thanks Remi,

I tried find the ibvlc.so, but the are all in the hidden directory '.libs',

$ find . -name libvlc*.so

But there is a libvlc*.la file which is not inside the hidden directory. So
you please tell me how can i link vlc with my c++ application?

$ find . -name libvlc*.la

On 5/21/07, Rémi Denis-Courmont <rem at videolan.org> wrote:
> Le lundi 21 mai 2007, Herman Schultz a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > If I want to call vlc functions inside my c/c++ application, can you
> > please tell me which libraries I need to link with?
> There are three different possibilities.
> First you can use the ActiveX or Mozilla plugins. Second you can link
> with the libvlc "media control" API, which provides a simple yet more
> stable API/ABI to VLC media player. Last you can link with libvlc.(dll|
> so|dylib) directly, but the API is currently work in progress, and may
> be a bit akward to use.
> --
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
> http://www.remlab.net/
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