[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] Win32: Do not ship libgcc*dll
funman at videolan.org
Wed Apr 17 00:38:06 CEST 2013
Le 16/04/2013 21:30, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
> On 16 Apr, Edward Wang wrote :
>> On 13-04-16 08:53 AM, Rafaël Carré <funman at videolan.org> wrote:
>>> Le 16/04/2013 13:05, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
>>>>> vlc | branch: master | Jean-Baptiste Kempf<jb at videolan.org> | Tue Apr 16 13:04:38 2013 +0200| [dc28edcecdf204867a504e946386511689e37f90] | committer: Jean-Baptiste Kempf
>>>>> Win32: Do not ship libgcc*dll
>>>>> This is too hard to manage correctly
>>> How so?
>> I would agree with Rafaël here.
> Compile a libVLC app with gcc with a different version of the one being
> used for VLC.
> Ask the KDE for Windows guys for the nightmare stories.
I would like to hear from them indeed, especially since statically
linked libgcc/libstdc++ is said to cause nightmares in this case.
> Moreover, let me ask the opposite: what is the benefit of shipping those
The benefit is being able to run VLC at all, and it could also help
reduce the size of binaries since static lib content is copied into each
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