ports/172185: multimedia/vlc build fail with gmake core dump at modules/plugins.dat
lumiwa at gmail.com
Sun Nov 17 20:55:44 UTC 2013
On Sunday 17 November 2013 19:50:01 Yury wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR ports/172185; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Yury <gja822 at narod.ru>
> To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, cederom at tlen.pl
> Subject: Re: ports/172185: multimedia/vlc build fail with gmake core dump
> at modules/plugins.dat
> Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 02:46:47 +0700
> I was trying to build vlc, had the same problem, and found out the following:
> (I've upgraded to `FreeBSD _name_ 9.2-RELEASE-p1 FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE-p1' meanwhile)
> 1. After bad installation try, there happen to stay vlc shared libs in
> /usr/local/lib/ and in /usr/local/lib/vlc/, also include files in
> /usr/local/include/vlc, they can make troubles. I had to manually find and
> delete them.
> 2. The vlc-cache-gen problem (core dump on "GEN ../modules/plugins.dat" step)
> happen on the install stage. That is, if you'll just `make', you'll get that
> plugins.dat file (I had) in modules directory, but trying to install working (!)
> vlc afterwards ends up in "Segmentation fault". (By the way, do not skip item
> no. 1!)
> 3. So, if you do `make', then comment out six lines in
> work/vlc-2.1.0/bin/Makefile section "../modules/plugins.dat:", you have the
> chance to successful installation.
> 4. By the way, vlc writes an error, when started, complaining on lua module.
> But, even with "--disable-lua" I couldn't "make install".
> Hope, this helps, Yury.
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I have the same problem on FreeBSD 10.0-BETA3 and it help if you disable qt4 plugin. Than built for me but you should run VLC from terminal.
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