[vlc-devel] Compile vlc with gcc 4.2.1 sjlj (mingw32-2)

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sun Jan 18 20:00:30 CET 2009

On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 07:52:34PM +0100, Son Tran wrote :
> In fact, I have to add one step to the procedure written in the link above.
> It is the update of the m4 with m4-1.4.7-MSYS.tar.bz2.

> Finally I could compile vlc on the Msys+mingw. The resulting VLC is based on
> gcc 3.4.5 (mingw-vista special r3). My question is still how can I update
> the mingw to gcc 4.2.1 as in your release VLC available on your site web

Yes, but you have to take a non-official gcc release, or compile your

However, I don't see what you miss while using gcc 3.4 .

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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