[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] win32 codec path
joey at nicewarrior.org
Mon Aug 11 20:01:47 CEST 2003
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 01:20:52AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> MinGW does not work also, tmppath gets set to
> which obviously cannot work. When I recompile with
> --with-codecsdir=codecs, Windows starts complaining about pncrt.dll. I
> got the DLL and put it in the codecs directory and lo and behold, it works!
What does pncrt.dll do? What codec set is it a part of?
Can we start including it in the downloadable codec packs on mphq?
> And with pncrt.dll it also works under Cygwin. Oh happy day.
> So now all we need to do is fix the absolute path on MinGW..
Try --with-codecsdir=codecs as a relative path with respect to the
location of the executable. Otherwise, use a full path, such as
I believe that's the purpose of that piece of code Sascha wrote
ifndef CYGWIN. If a ':' is found in the path name, it's treated as a
full absolute path, otherwise it's treated as a relative path to the
executable. Is that correct?
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