[FFmpeg-devel] Add version numbers information for Windows binaries

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 23:10:40 CEST 2013

On 16/10/13 4:24 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 11:02:58AM -0800, Lou Logan wrote:
>> On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 01:41:02 -0700 (PDT), Nguyen Trong Tuan wrote:
>>> Please add version numbers information for Windows binaries.
>>> That will be very helpful for users.
>> FFmpeg does not provide any binaries (only source code), but
>> there are some available for Windows at:
>> http://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/
>> The binary will tell you the version number in the console output:
> maybe i misunderstand but dont windows exes have some version metadata
> in them? and if i remember that right, do we set that ?
> If we dont, then we should, and someone should fix that (not me
> as iam no windows devel)

If you mean embedded resource data in an exe or dll, then no, we don't 
set that.

I submitted a patch to add support for that using GNU windres some time 
ago. I can rebase it and submit it again for review if there's interest.

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