[Ffmpeg-devel] "/c/Program Files/FFmpeg" prefix
Sat Jun 24 00:23:36 CEST 2006
"Ramiro Polla" <ramiro86 at hotmail.com> writes:
> If ffmpeg is installed in mingw+msys with "make install" and no prefix
> is given, it defaults to "/c/Program Files/FFmpeg". That path is
> incorrect for any windows language besides english. It's also
> incorrect for windows x64 XP.
Annoying, isn't it? The varying directory names, that is.
> The correct path can be found on the windows registry, or using the
> SHGetFolderPath function from the win32 api.
Ah yes, the registry is also annoying.
> How could the configure script be modified to find the correct folder?
> It would only work if running windows. I was thinking of making a
> quick app that calls the w32api function for the correct folder, but I
> don't know how to get the program's output (the path in a char
Would this value by any luck be available in an environment variable?
mru at inprovide.com
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