[FFmpeg-devel] FFMPEG DLL proposal

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari
Wed Jan 21 17:52:07 CET 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Pierre Chatelier <ktd at club-internet.fr> wrote:
> Hello,
>>> I would like to use FFMPEG "under the hood" in an application (...)
>>> but I do not like the idea to embedd ffmpeg.exe, I would prefer a
>>> shared library.
>> so write a shared lib that calls ffmpeg.exe
>> yes, and the biggest does not seem related to programming, its your
>> philosophical dislike of calling an executable instead of a dll.
> I agree that there is no performance hit or any difficulty to call the
> ffmpeg executable. The problem here is about distributing an
> application in an "atomic" form. A dependency to an external exe is
> less practical than a shared library resolution.


Dark Shikari

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