[vlc-devel] report from the Win32 front

John Freed okvlc at johnfreed.com
Mon Feb 6 19:24:14 CET 2012

The Ubuntu gcc is built with --disable-shared so that's what I'll put as
the preferred approach for Fedora users. And please take a look at the wiki
page after I post it to see if it makes sense.

Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2012 13:13:56 -0500
> From: Rafa?l Carr? <funman at videolan.org>
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> Subject: Re: [vlc-devel] report from the Win32 front
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> >> I'm wondering if the problem with the --disable-shared might go away
> with
> >> the mingw64, so I'm looking forward to that.
> That's a gcc problem so it doesn't change for mingw-w64
> Last time I tried to workaround it with libtool I had much pain because
> libtool (by design) tries to outsmart us by changing the options we give
> to the linker.
> IMO we should:
> * update the current hack for fedora
> * use gcc built with --disable-shared for our releases / NB so people
> using our libvlc.dll have no problem
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