[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] MinGW+FFmpeg survival guide

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Jun 22 23:20:34 CEST 2011

Stefano Sabatini <stefano.sabatini-lala <at> poste.it> writes:

> In particular I'm facing this issue when compiling FFmpeg+libsdl,
> sdl-config/pkg-config return the -mwindows flag, which disables
> logging to stderr, which is pretty annoying.

Thank you, that is a very useful hint!


> +* fix the HOME variable, so that it will point to
> +  $MINGW_PATH/msys/1.0/home/$USER

That wasn't necessary for me, but probably doesn't hurt.


> +Once you download and extract the *source* package
Why? They provide a fine mingw binary package.


> +lib.exe

I did not need this...
(Is it the reason for the reported linking problem?)

Carl Eugen

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