[MPlayer-dev-eng] DeckLink driver

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Mon Sep 19 23:11:02 CEST 2011

On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 01:20:43PM -0600, Deron Kazmaier wrote:
> On 9/17/11 3:08 PM, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 11:56:47AM -0600, Deron Kazmaier wrote:
> >>On 9/17/11 10:58 AM, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> >>>On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 10:49:04AM -0600, Deron Kazmaier wrote:
> >>>>I've updated the code to compile (well, one niggly that I don't
> >>>>fully understand but it is with a Delete which hopefully will at
> >>>>worst just leave memory unfreed at the end) but I couldn't get it
> >>>>too link. The error messages certainly made me believe that the
> >>>>problem is simply that the C++ libraries are not linked in. Just
> >>>>using g++ instead of gcc seems to fix it (I copy/pasted the link
> >>>>line, replacing gcc with g++), but what would be the proper way to
> >>>>handle this in the config? Obviously the average user would not
> >>>>enable/compile the decklink drivers and so it would be crazy to use
> >>>>g++ all the time to link it.
> >>>Well, you are really very vague and don't give us any relevant
> >>>information at all.
> >>>But usually that would be because you're missing -lstdc++
> >>Sorry, I may have given too much info.
> >No, you have given too little.  Please send the patch and show us
> >the error message.
> Sorry. I was talking about the background. I never know how much to
> write before eyes start glazing over and people reach for the delete
> key :-)
> I have this compiling and linking and running by hand (I simply
> copy/paste the final mplayer link line, replacing cc with g++), but
> it would be nice if configure could take care of it. The actual
> DeckLink driver patch was posted on this list and can be seen here:
> http://mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-dev-eng/2009-August/062097.html
> patch url http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-dev-eng/attachments/20090817/0a55034d/attachment.diff.

Why not port this to C and be done with it?  I honestly don't think we
should accept C++ ao/vo drivers.


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