mp3 update

Austin English austinenglish at
Wed Aug 12 16:16:21 CDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 4:09 PM, Juan Lang<juan.lang at> wrote:
>> Right. Is there an particular reason we can't dlopen the native library?
> I don't think dlopen is preferable, quite the opposite in fact.
> dlopen leads to a situation in which Wine has features that work on
> the build system, but not at runtime on another system that doesn't
> have the library available.  Statically linking to our dependencies
> avoids this, but it's only possible when the license is compatible.  I
> think that's why we use dlopen, e.g. for OpenSSL, where due to license
> restrictions we can't statically link the code.
> --Juan

If the code can be copied into wine itself, it seems to reason that we
could statically link that same code ;-). - it's LGPL 2.1.


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