[Ffmpeg-devel] link error

Martin Boehme boehme
Tue Jul 26 09:55:44 CEST 2005

Hi Jeffrey,

Behrbaum, Jeffrey S wrote:
> Hi all. I hope this is where I should post this question.  Please let me know if it is not. Thanks.
> I have the FFMepg tar.gz file uncompressed and build on a win2k machine. (Before anyone decides to lynch me, we have some 
> hardware specific issues on this project and we had to use the win2k OS for some proprietary hardware drivers) So, using MinGW
> and Msys I compiled the avcodec.lib. Seems good to go. Now when I compile (Using VC++ 6.0) and link this simple program, I
> get the link errors.  If anyone has dealt with this or has any idea about what's going on, PLEASE help me!  Thanks in advance to anyone 
> for their time.

This has come up before... see for example


I'm not sure if the tutorial that Chris mentioned in the posting above 
ever materialized -- you might try contacting him directly. I don't 
recall if there was a good solution, though (apart from compiling your 
app with MinGW, of course).


Martin B?hme
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