avifil32, msvfw32 and friends

Eric Pouech pouech-eric at wanadoo.fr
Sat Jun 11 07:18:34 CDT 2005

Jan Jezabek a écrit :
> Hi,
> What is the current state of VfW support? I have tried a few 
> applications, and they seem to fail sooner or later:
> - virtualdub runs fine, but it's only possible to use RGB, cvid or ms 
> video. I installed the xvid and divx vfw dll's to wine's 
> c:\windows\system, updated the Drivers32 and drivers.desc keys in the 
> registry, but virtualdub still doesn't let me use them,
> - I've also got a program written by me, which reads an AVI and stores 
> the video part on disk. Here the problem seems to be AviFileInit which 
> seems not to be implemented.
> My question is: how much of msvfw32.dll and avifil32.dll is implemented? 
> I've had a quick look at msvfw32 and it seems to do what I expected - 
> enumerate all strings from HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows 
> NT\CurrentVersion\Drivers32. Does anyone know why the drivers then fail 
> to show up in VirtualDub? Are there any parts of the AVI reader 
> implemented or are they only stubs?
it's parly implemented (mainly what has been needed so far). Some drivers are 
still missing. It should be able to load any driver. More traces are needed to 
understand what goes wrong.

Eric Pouech

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