[PD] gem opengl-es by dmotd

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Fri Dec 28 20:05:13 CET 2012

On 12/28/2012 01:48 PM, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:
> On 12/28/2012 19:30, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> It looks like a Qt dev has added the required headers to MinGW:
>> http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2009/07/15/phonon-and-mingw-a-story-about-true-windows-love/
>> And this guy says he got webcam input working:
>> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gnu.mingw.announce/966
>> MinGW does link against all of the various standard Windows libraries fine,
>> and I think its safe to say that Microsoft uses their own compiler to build
>> the system libs.
> that's all true, but unfortunately you missed the important points:
> - Gem currently uses a C++-library (from M$) to access DirectShow
> - C++-libraries built with mingw are *fundamentally* incompatible with those
> built with MSVC. this is due to different name mangling schemes.

Ah yes, C++... here's a bit more on that topic:

So I guess the solution would be either to use gmerlin on Windows, or
reimplement that stuff in C...


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