FreeBSD Port: vlc-0.8.6.c_5,2 (Volume bar position)

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Fri Nov 16 14:48:39 PST 2007

On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 14:15:45 -0600, Mark Kane <mark at>  

> Hi everyone.
> I've noticed a problem in VLC recently with the position of the volume
> bar. I did some searching and found this thread on the VLC forums:
> The volume bar on different FreeBSD machines of mine looks the same as
> that screenshot. The second post down says to use wxgtk2.6 instead of
> 2.8, so I rebuilt VLC with "USE_WX=2.6" in the Makefile on two
> different FreeBSD machines and it solved the volume bar problem.
> Is there any specific reason that the port uses 2.8? If not, then could
> it be updated in the tree to use 2.6 to fix the volume bar problem? I
> can submit a PR/patch if necessary.

Please submit a PR with patch for we don't forget or/and miss it. I am not  
sure if I am right, I think VLC developers are ditching WX for QT.


> Thanks a lot,
> -Mark

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