[vlc-devel] commit: Delete *.dll and plugins before install. (Jean-Baptiste Kempf )

hannes_b at gmx.at hannes_b at gmx.at
Tue Sep 16 09:06:18 CEST 2008

Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Sep 2008 08:00:20 +0200 (CEST), git at videolan.org (git version
> control) wrote:
>> vlc | branch: 0.9-bugfix | Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> | Mon
> Sep
>> 15 23:02:05 2008 -0700| [9b880b5602f55166ec80b38c1d227905dd5b3bba] |
>> committer: Jean-Baptiste Kempf
>> Delete *.dll and plugins before install.
>> This will remove the issues that people reported about entry-point not
>> found...
> And it will piss off people installing external plugins (at least there
> used to be some).

but people who fucked up their installation of vlc will get a working one if they just reinstall with the option delete all.

at install make a list of installing files and at deinstall delete only the installed files as an option so people can keep external plugins.

just an idea...

best regards

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