[FFmpeg-user] Error installing FFmpeg from source with Cygwin: "make: *** [libavdevice/dshow.o] Error 1"

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 21:16:20 CET 2012

> /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/4.5.3/../../../../include/w32api/strsafe.h:1851:11:
> note:nly once for each function it appears in
> libavdevice/dshow.c: In function ‘dshow_cycle_devices’:
> libavdevice/dshow.c:285:12: error: ‘VARIANT’ has no member named
> ‘vt’
> libavdevice/dshow.c:290:36: error: ‘VARIANT’ has no member named
> ‘bstrVal’

I'm not sure if the gcc cygwin builds has functional dshow, recommend

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