[Ffmpeg-devel] link error

Alexander Strasser eclipse7
Tue Jul 26 22:27:40 CEST 2005

Martin Boehme wrote:
> 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
> http://mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2005-April/000386.html
> 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).

  I think you are missing import libs.

  Try to generate new ones from the DLLs with M$ lib.exe tool.
Or are you trying to link it statically, if so i don't think
it will work together with with M$ tools.

  Alex (beastd)

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