[vlc-devel] Enhancement Request...
adanecito at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 4 15:44:51 CEST 2008
All I was looking for if possible was the solution you
and Pierre are talking about. I agree about the
packaging and not wanting to move the dlls around
location wise. If the dlls can find themselves some
how if a path is not specified such as in a command
line option I am happy.
--- jboileau <jboileau at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well we don't really package anything. The
> application I work on is
> embedded and I create compact flash images to hold
> everything. So its
> not a really big problem for me and its transparent
> to the end user. I
> offer my experience mostly to help if it can. I see
> all the hard work
> you guys put in, its the least I can when I read
> emails I can comment
> on to do so.
> But the only way to package everything up to not
> have the path problem
> would be to put VLC in the same directory as our
> application. Which I
> would rather not. It is nice to have VLC in its own
> directory and our
> stuff in another. Easier to update one without the
> other. And easier
> in the development stage. Visual Studio creates
> directories for
> release and debug builds. I would have to add
> post-build steps to copy
> the VLC files to the target dir when I run the app
> from the IDE. Do I
> want this copy to happen every time I build? No way!
> It ain't a big deal to do a set current dir to the
> VLC install dir so
> that the VLC DLLs can find each other. I could also
> add the VLC dir to
> the environment path. But it would also be easy to
> libvlc-control.dll know its dir and use it to find
> libvlc.dll. This
> problem is very minor and easily circumventable in
> my environment. I
> am sure there are more important issues.
> Jacques Boileau
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 9:05 PM, Pierre d'Herbemont
> <pdherbemont at free.fr> wrote:
> > On Apr 3, 2008, at 8:48 PM, jboileau wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I can probably help since I develop on Windows.
> It is true that there
> > > is problem loading libvlc-control.dll on
> Windows. Personaly for the
> > > moment I am reading the VLC install path from
> the registry, do a set
> > > current dir to there, load libvlc and finally
> load libvlc-control (see
> > > code below). This is the only way I have found
> to make it work without
> > > problems.
> > Why don't you package libvlc and plugin with your
> own app?
> > Pierre.
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