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Re: [pygame] Re: Adding a new extension to the Windows compilation order

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 6:25 PM, Lenard Lindstrom <len-l@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi Tyler,

Ignore config_win.py. It is for using the prebuilts and stuff compiled with Visual C++. Visual C++ prebuilt compilation has not been maintained for awhile and is moot anyway since ffmpeg is not designed to compile with it. So add ffmpeg to config_mys.py instead. This will use msys/1.0/local/ stuff. You have to add a separate Dependency inststance for each shared library of ffmpeg. I have already added the ffmpeg libraries to dll.py, so look there for the names to use: AVCODEC, AVFORMAT and so on. I see I did not update the prebuilt-template\Config_Win.in for ffmpeg. It is used with the prebuilts.

Lenard Lindstrom

Thanks Lenard, I'll try that tomorrow. Do you guys mind if I add a big documentation note to config_win.py that it hasn't been updated or maintained in awhile? Just so no one else goes down the same fruitless red brick road as I did, lol.