[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [PATCH] win32 codec path

Joey Parrish joey at nicewarrior.org
Mon Aug 11 22:07:28 CEST 2003

On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 08:28:13PM +0200, Alban Bedel wrote:
> > However I needed to do the follwing change (see attached patch) to
> > get the correct path.

What your patch is doing is hardcoding the dll path into the LoadLibrary
call.  This is what I was originally doing, but now I'm being told that
this is incorrect.  I don't know any more, I haven't had the time to
test everything lately.

> > The patch is not tested at all, it's just what i remember.

> > I used --configure --with-codecsdir=./codecs --prefix=.
> > --bindir=. --datadir=. --mandir=. --confdir=. --libdir=.
> > It then gave me a working "windows style" binary :)

Ah.  Yeah, that's similar to the way I build my packages.

> > BTW i didn't tried but does freetype work on mingw ?
I dunno, it works on cygwin without anything special.
I'd expect it to work.  Try it out.


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