mp3 update

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Thu Aug 13 09:16:46 CDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Aric Stewart<aric at> wrote:
> Well the main advantage I can see is that we are able to have mp3 support
> without adding a new library dependency.  This will be especially useful for
> platforms other than Linux where libmpg123 is not present. Such as the Mac.

Heh yeah I didn't think about this.

> There is no technical or licensing reason we would have to link to the
> native library.
> We could make a configure parameter that either links native existing
> or builds the independent builtin version.

It's not worth the trouble. In fact what your doing sounds perfect now
that I've had a chance to think about it. We already pull in too much
crap for external libraries.

Steven Edwards

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that is an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo

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