[vlc-devel] compiling ActiveX
jb at videolan.org
Fri Oct 28 19:14:19 CEST 2011
Sorry for the delay..
Back to the topic, no you don't need to run the widl to change the
I haven't been compiling the .idl files since a long time, and I last
did it on Windows. I'll have a look at that later, when I come back.
On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 11:55:41AM -0400, Shane Phelan wrote :
> Has anyone out there compiled the ActiveX plugin recently? I'm sure it's
> been a while since as j-b says normally there is no reason to do this, but I
> would really like to be able to run a version I've compiled and the "real"
> VLC side by side on the same system. If there is a way to do this without
> compiling the plugin I'm open to that as well.
> Thanks again.
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Shane Phelan <streamey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm trying to basically fork VLC I want to be able to modify the activeX
> > plugin while still allowing the real VLC plugin to reside and work on the
> > same system ( I've done this already for the mozilla plugin using MIME
> > types). I believe to do this I have to change the CLSID of the activeX
> > control which I believe means running the widl compiler. I'm sure there is
> > more involved as well but this is where I'm at for the moment.
> > Thanks for your help.
> > -Shane
> > On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>wrote:
> >> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 01:56:38PM -0400, Shane Phelan wrote :
> >> > I'm trying to cross compile the activeX plugin in ubuntu by following
> >> the
> >> > README.TXT in the projects/activex folder. I downloaded wine1.2 and ran
> >> the
> >> > widl compiler, but it's complaining that it can't find the file
> >> "ocidl.idl"
> >> > this is the first line in the axvlc.idl which is importing it. I see
> >> that
> >> > ocidl.idl is normally part of the windows sdk so I would assume that
> >> wine is
> >> > supposed to supply this file, but I don't see it on my system anywhere.
> >> If
> >> > someone could help me out I would appreciate it.
> >> There is absolutely no need to run the widl compiler, in normal cases.
> >> Best Regards,
> >> --
> >> Jean-Baptiste Kempf
> >> http://www.jbkempf.com/ - +33 672 704 734
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