[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] win64 packaging: fix comment
funman at videolan.org
Sun Nov 6 18:09:45 CET 2011
Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi <at> remlab.net> writes:
> Older versions of the Windows PE loader cannot automatically find DLL's from
> non-PATH directories, or something like that.
We've been supporting more recent of Windows lately so perhaps we could check if
it's still a problem
> > But this makes me think of avcodec/avformat; why did we merge the modules
> > instead of shipping av*.dll ?
> Because nobody fixed the Windows port to support DLL's.
> Furthermore, nobody proposed a method to support shared objects in contribs.
> In particular, static linking should be retained for libraries which are only
> linked once in VLC. Otherwise we will loose dead code elimintation and LTO.
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