[vlc-devel] [PATCH]Fixes for mozilla and activex plugins- ticket #2062

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Thu Oct 30 14:24:59 CET 2008

On Thu, 30 Oct 2008 11:42:58 +0100, "Geoffroy Couprie"
<geo.couprie at gmail.com> wrote:
> SetDllDirectory changes the _order_ in which the DLLs are loaded,
> there's no such thing as "THE dll directory". 

So what? that's just a language abuse.

The point is, a library/plugin can only change the process-wide settings
1/ it is the only running thread while it does that,
2/ it restores the settings before it returns to the caller (or invoke a
callback from the caller).

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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