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

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Tue May 3 16:39:37 CEST 2016

On 05/03/2016 04:12 PM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> 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.

I asked again and they convinced me that those problems don't apply for us,
as libvlc are not using C++ exceptions.

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