[vlc-devel] [RFC] Merging extras/tools & contribs

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Feb 11 20:30:49 CET 2019

Le maanantaina 11. helmikuuta 2019, 17.45.39 EET Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> On 11/02/2019 09:10, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > The thing is, the Win32Compile wiki page still advises using prebuilt
> > contribs. I don't think GPL is a problem on Windows desktop. That
> > being the case, I don't thini we can break prebuilt contribs...
> I've used this page a lot but now it's outdated. I have my own guide to
> build VLC on Msys2: https://github.com/robUx4/vlc-msys

That page is about cross-compiling Windows, which is still the recommended 
procedure as far as visitors are concerned. I don't personally care if we stop 
prebuilt contribs - but we cannot have the cake and eat it.

And beside the portability problem, I remain extremely dubious regarding the 
dependencies propagation in case of merged contribs and tools.


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