Indent to get Avisynth working with Wine/Winelib

Kevin Atkinson kevina at
Wed Sep 10 17:36:43 CDT 2003

On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Kevin Atkinson wrote:
> > > This is not currently possible, sorry. How big is this interface to
> > > avisynth? The only option ATM is to have it out-of-process, so we'll
> > > need to come up with some sort of stub/proxy, if you're interested.
> > 
> > Hu?  As I said I am pretty Win32 ignorant.
> This has nothing to do with Win32. You simply can not link a Winelib
> DLL into a Linux app due to a lot of things too tricky to explain
> here. So there are two possible solutions:
>     -- transform the apps that want to use avisynth into Winelib apps

Can a linux application link with a winlib shared library.

>     -- run avisynth in a separate process, and devise some sort of
>        RPC mechanism to marshall calls back and forth.

Unless the processes can share memory that will add a huge overhead as 
video frames will need to be send between processes.


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