[Ffmpeg-devel] FFMPEG crashes on WinXP SP2

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Tue Apr 4 13:46:55 CEST 2006

Adam Pierce wrote:
> Steve Lhomme wrote:
>> Adam Pierce wrote:
>>> I found an additional clue. It works OK when statically linked, it is 
>>> the --enable-shared which does it. Unfortunately, I want the DLLs so 
>>> I can link it with an MSVC++ GUI front-end.
>> Make sure your .exe uses the matching .dll. You can use Dependency 
>> Walker to check what your .exe is using.
>> Steve
> Thanks for replying so quickly. According to depends.exe, the DLLs are 
> indeed the ones compiled alongside the executable. I recompiled the 
> whole thing from CVS just now and it would not run until I copied the 
> DLLs eg:
>  cp libavformat/avformat.dll ./
>  cp libavcodec/avcodec.dll ./
>  cp libavutil/avutil.dll ./
>  ./ffmpeg -i test1.asf test1.mpeg
> This time I got "The application failed to initialize properly 
> (0xc0000005)" which sounds pretty dire. I think I will re-install MinGW 
> from scratch and try it again. I had previously updated my MinGW gcc to 
> version 3.4.2 maybe that has something to do with it.

You may try CVS from a week ago. Last time I tried latest CVS in MinGW, 
nothing would encode (an assert in bswap.h).


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