[mythtv] Windows packaging
andrei at tanas.ca
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On Thu, 6 Mar 2008 20:44:50 -0600, "Robert Johnston" <anaerin at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 8:11 PM, Dean Harding <dean.harding at dload.com.au>
>> Nigel Pearson wrote:
>> > Note that none of these will actually help in the
>> > initial DLL loading though. And that is the big
>> > problem for moveable binaries, as I see it.
>> I don't know if this has been discussed already, but you could possibly
>> mark all of the DLLs as delay-loaded, then mythfrontend.exe (or
>> whatever) could modify it's own PATH environment variable to point to
>> the correct location for the DLLs, before calling any methods in
> Of course, there's always the point that Windows programs check their
> own folder for DLLs before checking system paths and the like.
> Therefore having all the *.dlls in the same folder as the .exe will
> mean Myth should load them all automagically.
Exactly, this is a standard and recommended approach (for Windows) anyway.
And it works just fine for Myth.
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