multimedia/vlc(-devel) upstream install instruction

Jona Joachim jaj at
Sat Jun 23 19:52:48 UTC 2007

On Sat, 23 Jun 2007 12:30:43 -0400
Michael Johnson <ahze at> wrote:

> On Jun 23, 2007, at 11:34 AM, Jona Joachim wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I just happened to read the install instructions for the VLC Media  
> > Player on
> >
> > I don't think that these directions are up to date.
> > First of all it should be recommended to use the OPTIONS framework  
> > instead of specifying parameters on the command line and the  
> > FORCE_PKG_REGISTER=yes parameter is not needed and can break things.
> >
> > As this mailing list is listed as maintainer for the vlc ports I  
> > thought you could perhaps contact the VideoLAN people and discuss  
> > these install instructions.
> >
> > (Please CC me in replies as I'm not subscribed)
> >
> Please forward this to the vlc developers, I've sent them an email
> in the past but it was ignored.

Ok, let's see if I have better luck

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