[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] win64 packaging: fix comment

RafaëlCarré 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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