[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Docs on using FFmpeg libs with Visual C++

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue Sep 27 20:53:59 CEST 2005

On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 03:13:06PM +0200, Martin Boehme wrote:
> Since there have been quite a few questions recently on how to use the 
> FFmpeg libraries with Visual C++, here's a patch for the documentation 
> that explains everything in (excruciating) detail.

\o/ ,o, \o/ ,o, \o/

Now THAT is a good patch!  I'll apply it in a second, just two remarks:

> +applications using Visual C++. An important restriction to this is that you
> +have to use the dynamically linked versions of the FFmpeg libraries (i.e. the
> +DLLs), and they have to make sure that Visual-C++-compatible import libraries

"you have to" I guess...

> + at item Extract the current version of FFmpeg (the latest release version or
> +the current CVS snapshot, whichever is recommended) and change to the
> +FFmpeg directory.

Hehe, when was the latest release ever recommended?

Minor nit: I prefer it if text is kept around 60-70 characters in
length, this way diffs are cleaner if you change lines a bit.


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