[vlc-devel] compiling vlc on visual studio
remi at remlab.net
Mon Aug 13 14:14:01 CEST 2012
Le lundi 13 août 2012 14:48:55 Naohiro KORIYAMA, vous avez écrit :
> 2012/8/13 Ritu choudhary <ritu.itzme at gmail.com>:
> > hi all,
> > Is there any way to compile the source code of vlc on visual studio ? Has
> > it been done before? any guidance?
> Visual C++ doesn't support C99.
> I tested Visual Studio 2012, but it doesn't support C99.
> Maybe Microsoft will not support it forever :-)
> Microsoft want users to use C++ instead of C.
In particular, the chair of the C++ committee, a Microsoft employee wrote:
"(...) we recommend that you consider using a different compiler such as Intel
or gcc (short-term) and/or pressure your standards committee representatives
to have ISO C++ include more of the C standard (longer-term)."
(source: http://herbsutter.com/2012/05/03/reader-qa-what-about-vc-and-c99/ )
ICC is not really an option for redistributable GPL code, that leaves gcc.
That's what we use.
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