[Matroska-users] MKVToolNix v12.0.0 released

Moritz Bunkus moritz at bunkus.org
Sat May 20 21:08:37 CEST 2017


Hey,

> may I ask what change introduced that dependency?

Audio playback was added to the GUI.

> Contrary to my initial believe that this would be either due to the
> audio playback feature

It is due to the audio playback feature.

> "This has to be installed, otherwise the GUI won't run."

That's correct because the audio playback is built into the GUI.

> what makes me now believe something else has changed.

Nope.

> Because if it would be due to the changes mentioned it would be
> reasonable to assume that the GUI would still be functional, just that
> those features would not be working if the required libraries are
> missing.

That would require only loading code on demand, something the GUI
doesn't do.

Kind regards,
mosu


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