[vlc-devel] [PATCH] portable windows build
jb at videolan.org
Mon Mar 16 19:17:44 CET 2015
On 16 Mar, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> Le lundi 16 mars 2015, 17:09:29 Hannes Domani a écrit :
> > Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> schrieb am 17:51 Montag, 16.März 2015:
> > > On 10 Mar, Hannes Domani wrote :
> > > > Now with TCHAR.
> > >
> > > What happens if you rename to vlc2.exe?
> > Then it will use the normal AppData folder instead of portable.
> > Is this bad?
> Besides personal cosmetic preferences, there are at least two reasons why
> Windows users rename vlc.exe as a work around:
> - They do not know how to undo mute with the Windows mixer, and VLC does not
> use MMDevice as audio output (including VLC 2.2).
> - The dGPU driver forces video decoding on the iGPU in a dual-GPU system, and
> the user wants to burn watts decoding video on the dGPU even though the iGPU
> can do it.
+ some AV flagging vlc.exe.
But, here, the portable build will only be there if the executable
contains "portable" in the name. So I guess this is fine.
With my kindest regards,
http://www.jbkempf.com/ - +33 672 704 734
Sent from my Electronic Device
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