[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Close vfwcap devices on exit()

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Mon Apr 14 19:01:16 CEST 2008

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 05:18:31PM +0100, Ramiro Polla wrote:
> With some devices and some versions of Windows, if you exit() an 
> application before you disconnect a VFW driver, that device will
> remain unusable until you reboot.

I guess you can call me user-unfriendly but to be honest this is so
obviously a driver bug I'd say tell your hardware vendor to hire
competent developers instead of adding hacks to FFmpeg :-)
(I won't really object to this patch though, just giving my opinion).

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