[FFmpeg-user] failed to build FFmpeg with MSVC

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Sat Dec 8 16:33:06 CET 2012

On 2012-12-08 16:21, Rafi Fisher wrote:
> hello
>  i use windows xp os
>  i followed the instructions as outlined in :
>    http://ffmpeg.org/platform.html#Microsoft-Visual-C_002b_002b
>   still when i run msys.bat which is located in directory
> : C:\MinGW\msys\1.0\msys.bat
>   it enter some shell/csh console & thats it.

Usually you then change directory to where ever you put the ffmpeg
source, then run ./configure

>  .\configure is not recognized as comnad (what is it by whom should it be
> installed ?)

What happens if you use the correct slash (a forward slash not a
backslash) in this command?  configure is the configure script that
comes with ffmpeg.

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