[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] MinGW+FFmpeg survival guide

JonY jon_y at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Jun 25 03:17:25 CEST 2011

On 6/25/2011 03:03, Axel Holzinger wrote:
> On Friday, June 24, 2011 7:47 PM, Reimar Döffinger wrote: 
>> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 07:12:17PM +0200, Axel Holzinger wrote:
>>> Friday, June 24, 2011 6:38 PM, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>>>> On date Friday 2011-06-24 16:13:05 +0000, Peter Wimmer (Lists)
>>>> encoded:
>>>>> Wouldn't it be time to make ffmpeg compile with Visual Studio
>>>>> instead of all the MinGW mess? It is really a pain for Windows
>>>>> developers to contribute to ffmpeg.
>> Using cygwin to cross-compile makes it very smooth without any
>> mess involved really.
> Never tried it. Will have a look. Is there still the cygwin.dll needed
> for run/usage of the stuff build under cygwin?

Yes and no.

The cross compiled stuff for mingw doesn't use the cygwin dll at all,
the resulting executable should be similar to the normal mingw.

Obviously, if you compiled something for Cygwin (as opposed to cross
compiling to mingw like the earlier case), you need the cygwin dll.

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