[vlc-devel] Re: VLC unable to work without active tty on Zaurus

Jean-Paul Saman jean-paul.saman at planet.nl
Mon Mar 14 21:06:13 CET 2005

Nirnimesh wrote:

>I have a strange problem with my VLC on Zaurus PDA. I'm forking VLC from
>within an application and exec-ing VLC in the child process. I set $QTDIR
>and $LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variables before exec-ing. However,
>everything works fine and as expected when I run the applicatioin from the
>command line. When I set the clickable-icons, the vlc window doesn't
>popup. "ps x" shows defunnt vlc.
>Is there any other environment variable that I need to set. It's
>surprising to see that VLC is not able to run when I don't have a tty 
As repeated many times on this mailinglist. The VLC Zaurus and Opie 
ports don't have a Graphical User Interface. They can only be run from 
the commandline.

Many greetings,
Jean-Paul Saman.

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