[vlc-devel] Enhancement Request...

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Thu Apr 3 16:52:38 CEST 2008

Le Thursday 03 April 2008 17:28:37 Pierre d'Herbemont, vous avez écrit :
> Hi Tony!
> On Apr 3, 2008, at 3:45 PM, Tony Anecito wrote:
> > I have a simple enhancement request. That is if the
> > lib path is not passed to vlc on a command line the
> > libs figure out where they are and use that path. In
> > other words do not even assume that they are relative
> > to where the exe starting up in a plugins directory
> > but the library say vlc-control query the os and ask
> > where it is and then use that path.
> Actually that what is being done on windows and Mac OS X (and BeOS
> too). Isn't it working?

Hmm, isn't Windows using the executable path rather than the library path? I 
don't even know if DLLs can find their run-time path.

Linux has /proc/self/maps, but we currently don't use it.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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