[vlc-devel] Bugreport: Mac crash on headless machine

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Wed Apr 30 14:42:26 CEST 2008

Hi George,

Thanks for your bug report. It's rather an hard one, as the crash  
occurs in an Apple Framework, and seems to be only indirectly  
triggered (related to chroma conversion).

Could you also paste the full vlc log when using -vvv?


On Apr 30, 2008, at 7:12 AM, George Bray wrote:
> Intel Mac version 0.8.6f on Mac OS X Client 10.5.2
> Hardware: Mac Mini 2GB RAM with no attached monitor.  Not limited to
> the Mini, this happens on servers too.
> Log: http://paste.videolan.org/3953
> Exception Type:  EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV)
> When running VLC on a remote machine, observing it using the built-in
> screen sharing, VLC runs fine until you ask for something that
> displays the video window.
> This crash has been evident for many past versions, but I'm finally
> ready to have it gone.  When testing mcast streams, it would be nice
> to see VLC playing on a remote machine, even if performance is lousy
> through all the software/video layers.
> QuickTime Player plays MP4 videos fine.
> This crash is reliably repeatable.
> I'm happy to test new versions on a number of different Macs in this  
> scenario.
>   geo
> -- 
> George Bray, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
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