[vlc-devel] plugins path in vlcrc

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Sun Jul 27 20:46:15 CEST 2008

On Sunday 27 July 2008 20:43:55 Filippo Carone, you wrote:
> windows bindings users face a problem when loading libvlc. The problem
> is that, by default, libvlc is not able to find plugins in the vlc
> folder (for the java bindings, libvlc searches plugins in the java jdk
> folder...). So people must either change vlcrc file or specify the
> plugins path as an option when creating a new libvlc object. IMHO, a
> good solution would be putting the vlc plugins path in the vlcrc file
> getting the folder choosen by the user during the install phase. Is this
> possible (I do not know nothing about the videolan windows installer)?

No please. If there are multiple VLC installations, or if the install path 
changes, this is going to break.

VLC should find the plugins automatically from the path of libvlc.dll and 

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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