[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] win64 packaging: distribute libstdc++-6.dll and libgcc_s_sjlj-1.dll

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Mon Nov 7 09:33:28 CET 2011

On Sun, Nov 06, 2011 at 06:38:05PM -0500, Rafaël Carré wrote :
> 20:52 < jon_y> libgcc/libstdc++ may do some initializations itself
> 20:53 < jon_y> so if you use any functions from them (you would have used them), their data especially pointer blobs must not 
>                be shared with anything external

That would mean that VLC on Win32 does not work... Oh, well, it does...

> 20:53 < jon_y> also, c++ exceptions don't work at all
> 20:53 < jon_y> *when crossing dll boundaries

Not our issue.

> 20:54 < jon_y> this static link should really be deprecated sinse it never work properly for most users

VLC is not most users.

> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/hh310513(v=vs.85).aspx

You know, I quite know MSDN, it's not like I have faced this problem
since early 0.9.x versions.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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