[FFmpeg-user] Cannot build ffmpeg 4.1 on Cygwin

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 21:16:46 EET 2018

2018-12-27 19:27 GMT+01:00, Eric Thomas <eric21797 at gmail.com>:

> libavdevice/dshow.c: In function 'dshow_cycle_devices':
> libavdevice/dshow.c:264:12: error: 'VARIANT' has no member named 'vt'

The line exists since 2011, so I would not assume an issue that can /
should be fixed in FFmpeg, is your Cygwin old?

Work-around should be "--disable-indev=dshow".

Carl Eugen

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