[users] vlc 1.1.13 rpm segfaults

Skunk Worx skunkworx at verizon.net
Sun Mar 18 00:55:12 CET 2012


On 03/16/2012 06:47 PM, Todd And Margo Chester wrote:
> On 03/16/2012 05:15 PM, Skunk Worx wrote:
>> I have the following rpm installed on my scientific linux 6.x x86_64
>> (rolling version) system.
>>
>> vlc-1.1.13-1.el6.rf.x86_64
>>
>> It started segfaulting after the SL 6.2 upgrade rolled out.
>>
>> $ `which vlc` foo.wmv
>> VLC media player 1.1.13 The Luggage (revision exported)
>> Warning: call to srand(1331943087)
>> Warning: call to rand()
>> Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_ADDRESS")
>> Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_BUS_TYPE")
>> [0x1ad5120] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use
>> 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
>> Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")
>> Warning: call to srand(1332654983)
>> Warning: call to rand()
>> Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")
>>
>> (process:6049): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
>> 	Using the fallback 'C' locale.
>> Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")
>> Warning: call to rand()
>> Segmentation fault
>>
>> If I strace it, the video plays and does not segfault.
>>
>> I am using the proprietary NVIDIA driver 295.20, not sure if it happens
>> with nouveau.
>>
>> Regards,
>> John
>
> Hi John,
>
> Mine does not segfault, but what a mess on the command line.
> I got mine from ATRPMS, probably not the smartest move:
>
> $ `which vlc` lotus.wav
> VLC media player 1.1.13 The Luggage (revision exported)
> Warning: call to srand(1331948646)
> Warning: call to rand()
> Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_ADDRESS")
> Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_BUS_TYPE")
> [0x13a3150] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use
> 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
> Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")
> Blocked: call to setenv("ORBIT_SOCKETDIR", "/tmp/orbit-tony", 1)
> Warning: call to srand(1332293549)
> Warning: call to rand()
> Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")
>
> (process:2303): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
>           Using the fallback 'C' locale.
> Blocked: call to setlocale(6, "")
> Warning: call to rand()
> Warning: call to rand()
> Warning: call to rand()
>
>
> $ rpm -qi vlc
> Name        : vlc                          Relocations: (not relocatable)
> Version     : 1.1.13                            Vendor: ATrpms.net
> Release     : 74.el6                        Build Date: Tue 03 Jan 2012
> 11:01:46 PM PST
> Install Date: Fri 13 Jan 2012 05:34:38 PM PST      Build Host:
> flocki.atrpms.net
> Group       : Applications/Multimedia       Source RPM:
> vlc-1.1.13-74.el6.src.rpm
> Size        : 38050223                         License: GPLv2
> Signature   : DSA/SHA1, Tue 03 Jan 2012 11:02:14 PM PST, Key ID
> 508ce5e666534c2b
> Packager    : ATrpms<http://ATrpms.net/>
> URL         : http://www.videolan.org/
> Summary     : A free and cross-platform media player
> Description :
> VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various
> audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...)
> as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
> It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in
> IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
> It doesn't need any external codec or program to work.
>

I tried it with nouveau and it works good, so no worries. I am sticking 
with Dag's .rf version for now.

---
John



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