[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Cygwin vhook, always static avformat

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue May 2 15:44:33 CEST 2006

On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 09:18:51PM +0200, V?ctor Paesa wrote:
> >Do not compose messages by replying to unrelated messages, it breaks
> >threading.
> Sorry, I thought threading was based just on subject.

OK, just try to avoid it in the future, thanks.

> >Why do you want to install the shared libs in $(bindir)?
> It's the Cygwin way, DLLs are together with EXEs in the same directory, and 
> import libraries for DLLs  are in $(libdir).

But is this necessary?  Will it work if the DLLs are in $(libdir)

> >> b) Always compile avformat statically under Cygwin
> >> 
> >http://usuarios.arsystel.com/wzrlpy/ffmpeg/ffmpeg.cygwin.static_avformat.1.patch
> >
> >I don't see how this has any advantage over just using --enable-static.
> >Patch rejected unless you come up with a really good explanation.
> By this second patch the vhooks size tops at about 200KB, if I use 
> --enable-static, then vhooks increase to about 3MB.

Well, you are mixing shared and static libs.  That's an unacceptable
hack or at least it is not acceptable here.  Fix Cygwin instead.


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