[vlc-devel] cygwin build

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Wed Nov 19 10:55:08 CET 2008


On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 09:49:39AM -0000, nick.parker at chequeredvideo.com wrote :
> I am planning to work on fixing some issues in the Windows version and am
> in the process of getting my development environment together.  Yesterday
> I downloaded the latest git version into a cygwin environment and once
> taglib was disabled it built successfully.

> However, when I come to run the executable from within the build area I
> have problems.  ( I have done 'make' and then 'make install').  If I cd
> into bin and run ./vlc from within the cygwin shell then the shell hangs,
> if I run ./vlc-static then the command return.  If I run './vlc-static
> file://myvid.mp4' then I see a vlc-static process but no video is player. 
> Also at any time I never get the GUI loading up.
I wouldn't do that, If I were you (I am not you :D)

make package-win32-base; Run vlc.exe from there.

Don't make install or anything.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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