[vlc-devel] How to record a stream

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Sep 16 14:43:33 CEST 2009

On Wed, 16 Sep 2009 14:20:54 +0200, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 02:15:17PM +0200, jpd at videolan.org wrote :
>> There was some work on patches (trac 3004) to do poking around and
>> inferring like that, but it's far from finished. I understand there is
>> at least some demand for a tortuously called `portable' vlc, meaning it
>> doesn't depend on the registry to find its modules. The way to do it,
>> though, is `hairy'. If anybody has a better method, do share. Something
>> to add while moving the whole thing to where it belongs, it seems.
> An idea would be to take the value from registry. If not found, take the
> value from libvlc.dll location. If not found, take the hairy way.

That wouldn't work for portable VLC if there is another version actually
installed - not that I care.
Can you find the self path to libvlc.dll anyway?

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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