Question on release 1.12: How to enable MSDK on Windows?

Scott D Phillips scott.d.phillips at
Fri May 5 22:27:49 UTC 2017

On Fri, May 05, 2017 at 05:10:02PM +0000, Scott D Phillips wrote:
> On Fri, May 05, 2017 at 08:06:05AM +0200, Martin Maurer wrote:


> > Can you describe how to enable it? It seems to be located in
> > gst-plugins-bad. I have seen in the following
> > lines:
> It looks like I totally forgot to add windows support in the
> autotools build.  Currently you can build it on windows with
> meson only, if you can use that. I opened this bug for adding
> autotools build on windows:

Posting here what I remembered and put in that bug, it's not that
I forgot autotools but building the msdk plugin requires MSVC
which isn't supported when building with autotools as I understand
it, so meson is the only way.

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