[vlc-devel] Re: [ANN] VLC-0.7.1-test1

Arwed von Merkatz v.merkatz at gmx.net
Wed Feb 11 09:06:31 CET 2004

On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 09:07:15PM +0100, Gildas Bazin wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> Here is the first test release for the next version of VLC.
> http://download.videolan.org/pub/testing/vlc-0.7.1-test1/
> 0.7.1 should have mainly been a bug fixing release but it does in fact also 
> include many new features :)
> Among these brand new features are:
> - IGMPv3 support for Linux and Windows XP
> - Software DTS decoding using libdts (www.videolan.org/dtsdec.html).
> - SVCD (Philips OGT) and CVD subtitles.
> - PVA demuxer
> - MOD audio support
> - demuxer using libavformat (ffmpeg) for fringe formats support
> - MacOSX opengl video output
> etc... (see http://developers.videolan.org/vlc/NEWS for the extensive list)
> As usual, please hammer this test version as much as you can and report on 
> any problems you have.
> A test2 release should follow soon so translators can start their work.
> Enjoy!
> For the VideoLAN team,
> --
> Gildas
Another problem I just noticed, running in en_US.UTF-8 locale, when I
play a mp3 file with non UTF-8 chars (ö) in the id3 tag, vlc segfaults
when trying to show the playlist (wxGTK gui using gtk2).
Forgot to build vlc with debugging on, will rebuild and report those
segfaults to bugzilla.

Arwed v. Merkatz
Grimoire Guru for video
Grimoire Guru for xfce
Sourcemage GNU/Linux

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