Problem Installing vlc on Mac OSX

Christophe Massiot massiot at
Tue Jul 23 10:59:42 CEST 2002

Afro Puff <afro_puff at>:

> so I tried to add those commands (--disable-dvd, 
> --with-dvdcss=<path/where/libdvdcss/was/installed>, and I also tried 
> --with-dvdcss-tree=<path/where/libdvdcss/was/built> where replaced the
> <path/where/libdvdcss/was/built> by dragging the folder libdvdcss-1.2.1
> into 
> the terminal and it kept giving me the same error message displayed
> above.

Did you compile libdvdcss beforehands ?

> I have the April Dev Tools installed and I did download the .dmg file
> that I 
> thought was supposed to work without any compiling but everytime I open
> the 
> vlc program and select any kind of file nothing happens. the time

Which files have you tried ? Have you tried the Dolby Trailers from ?

> counter 
> goes to --:--:-- for a second and then just goes back to 18:00:00 with
> nothing happening and my processor use goes back to nothing.

Launch it from the terminal in verbose mode
(./ -vvvvvvvvv) and put the output on some web
page so that we can have a look at it.

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