[vlc-devel] Re: VLC 6.0.1 - segmentation fault error RH8

Gildas Bazin gbazin at netcourrier.com
Sat Aug 2 15:33:41 CEST 2003

On Saturday 02 August 2003 14:54, Simon wrote:
> Hi,
> I downloaded a CVS version on 31-July2003 and went through the standard
> build process on RH8.0 running on an i686 laptop. I had no problems on
> bulding the application.
> I recompiled the new source with the same process as I did on 31-Jul, and
> everything compiles without any error.
> But now I get
> [root at rama linux]# vlc
> VideoLAN Client 0.6.1 Trevelyan
> Segmentation fault
> [root at rama linux]#
> I then downloaded the standard source release vlc-0.6.1.tar.gz from the
> videolan download site, and even that compiles OK but gives me 
> fault.
> Anybody got any idea why ?? Please help.

This is usually a problem with having several versions of plugins installed, 
or old plugins lying around.

Try to see which plugin makes VLC segfault with the following command:
strace -fFeopen vlc

Hope this helps,


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