wpcap: Load libpcap dynamically

Sebastian Lackner sebastian at fds-team.de
Thu Aug 28 11:23:58 CDT 2014

Am 28.08.2014 um 18:17 schrieb Vincent Povirk:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 7:03 AM, Scott Ritchie <scottritchie at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> As an update for the Ubuntu packages, I have opted for modifying the
>> package rules rather than patching wine.  As a general rule I like to
>> minimize the number of patches to upstream in my packages.  I would
>> still recommend applying Andre's patch upstream as it provides some
>> consistency with the way the rest of Wine operates, but it's no big
>> deal.
> I think it's consistent with the rest of Wine as it is now. We
> generally don't load dependencies dynamically if the dll would be
> completely useless without them (e.g. openal32, mscms, winex11, every
> sound driver). Openal at least is truly optional, in that Wine should
> be just as compatible without it (it's not part of Windows, so all
> Windows apps that need it should ship with a usable native version).

André already mentioned a good counter-example ... capi2032.

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