vlc starts without GUI

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Tue Apr 28 07:25:03 UTC 2015

El día Saturday, April 25, 2015 a las 08:58:52AM +0200, Matthias Apitz escribió:

> One of my colleagues is testing a FreeBSD in her PC, I have compiled for
> her, a CURRENT r255948 (around Oct 13, 2013) and with all the
> necessary ports, esp. KDE4, vlc, ... from this time.
> One problem is that the vlc is starting, but has only the console command
> line interface, no GUI comes up. I have attached below the verbose log of the
> start but do not understand what the vlc is missing. I suspect that it
> has to do with this line:
> ...
> [0x28834050] main libvlc debug: VLC media player - 2.0.8 Twoflower
> [0x28834050] main libvlc debug: Copyright © 1996-2013 VLC authors and VideoLAN
> [0x28834050] main libvlc debug: revision 2.0.8a-0-g68cf50b
> [0x28834050] main libvlc debug: configured with ./configure
> '--enable-vlc' '--enable-avcodec' '--enable-avformat' '--enable-oss'
> '--enable-postproc' '--enable-sftp' '--enable-libgcrypt'
> '--disable-alsa' '--disable-dc1394' '--disable-directfb'
> '--disable-dv' '--disable-loader' '--disable-telx' '--disable-udev'
> '--disable-update-check' '--disable-debug' '--disable-qt4' ...

The issue was caused by the option '--disable-qt4'; don't know how this
went into my compiled port;


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