[Matroska-general] Get matroska in the news again

Jory jcsston at wiesneronline.net
Thu Mar 25 04:32:00 CET 2004

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From: "Steve Lhomme" <steve.lhomme at free.fr>
To: "General talk about Matroska and other products"
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Subject: Re: [Matroska-general] Get matroska in the news again

> >> 2. TCME :
> >>
> >> After the meeting last friday night it became obvious that jcsston has
> >> done some great work with respect to TCME already. His work was based
> >> on robux4's native MSVC port, and he has successfully ported many
> >> different plugins already. Only a nasty bug in the matroska muxer
> It's good if the Windows port can help to improve the GStreamer plugin.
> The first positive point (before many others ?).
> >> makes it impossible to release a first beta version already, including
> >> the capability to make a simple transcoder based on a XviD encoder
> >> plugin, allowing to create native MPEG4 MKV files from AVIsynth ( AVI
> >> ) input files.
> AVISynth in GStreamer ? How does it work ? Or GStreamer can read .avs
> natively under windows (or under all platforms) ?
> >> I will talk to Jory how we proceed here now, as it was decided that
> >> Gstreamer will be ported using mingw instead, making most of jcsston's
> It's sad to restrict to only one compiler when it's quite easy to have
> MSVC7 and MSVC6 support. Only the log can be a problem, otherwise it
> should work fine and everyone can have it's preferred development
> environment.
> >> have a working solution based on a fork of Gstreamer, than no solution
> >> at all IMO. Mosu promised to try to port Gstreamer via mingw this
> >> weekend, but i know he was busy with other stuff.
> I'm back at work these days, I can help there. I have 3 development
> machines now (and only just one brain), which an different OS for each.
> >> Jory also was briefly mentioning the possibility to use something like
> >> a hybrid solution, where the gstreamer core gets ported via mingw, but
> >> the plugins are ported natively, using MSVC for the compilation. I
> If the plugins are DLLs, then yes, you can use whatever compiler you want.
GStreamer plugins use vararg marcos to declare the pads and types the plugin
supports. The DLL exporting is not the problem. :/

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