[vlc-devel] Enhancement Request...

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Thu Apr 3 19:39:54 CEST 2008

On Apr 3, 2008, at 4:52 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> 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.

True. I didn't understand the question actually. On Mac OS we do  
detect the framework and fix up the path accordingly. We could do the  
same with libvlc. I don't know if it is possible on Windows. Does  
someone do?


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