[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] Tag 2.2.3 : VLC media player 2.2.3 'WeatherWax'

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue May 3 16:12:04 CEST 2016

On 03 May, Rafaël Carré wrote :
> libvlc already knows to LoadLibrary in the plugins/ folder, so that can
> not be hard?

no,it doesn't. It's given the path of the plugin to load explicitely.
Which is not the case for the dependencies.

> I didn't know the npapi/activex plugins didn't load though.
They do load. They cannot load the C++ modules.

> > Not to mention cases where someone has built an application using libVLC
> > but has a different version of gcc, and therefore conflicting libgcc-
> > dlls.
> According to mingw-w64 people there is a higher risk of a problem when
> using static libgcc.

And yet, we've done that for years for all the win32 versions.

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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