[vlc-devel] [PATCH] portable windows build
edward.c.wang at compdigitec.com
Mon Mar 16 19:18:44 CET 2015
On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 11:16 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> 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.
Or just have a command line argument for portable mode.
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