[vlc-devel] Testing the VLC Nightly Build
komputes at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 22:43:16 CEST 2008
Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 03:25:20PM -0400, komputes wrote :
>> I just tested the i386 nightly build for Ubuntu Hardy 8.04. The version
>> is 0.9.0-test3 Grishenko. I have a few things that I would like to see
>> 1) User Interface - volume and play button should remain the same size
>> as other buttons.
> This is discutable.
>> 2) User Interface - Playing Video Fullscreen: Preferences option to take
>> off the on screen display of buttons to control the video.
> There is already it in the latest code.
>> 3) User Interface - I have lost all drag and drop functionality.
>> Dragging files to the playlist does not add them to the playlist.
> I know, will be fixed before the release.
>> 4) Video Capture device shows as wrong color (mostly purple). Device ID:
>> [046d:08a9 Logitech, Inc.] The actual device is a Logitech QuickCam for
>> Notebooks Deluxe.
> v4l ?
>> 5) Transcoding - I have an issue converting FLV -> MPEG-4 and I wonder
>> if I should create a bug for that. I posted the issue on the forums:
>> I was told by feepk, a fellow developer that I want to try out 0.9.0
>> pre-release build since it includes various fixed on Flash processing.
>> I downloaded the Ubuntu Hardy I386 version using the instructions from
>> With this version I can no longer transcode. The transcoder adds the
>> task to the playlist, and play the task which it names "Streaming", but
>> the "progress" bar does not move and there is no outputs no file! The
>> program does not request an output file name. I tried to convert an FLV
>> Video to MP4/ACC and I tried the iPod preset. As you can see in these
>> presets theres is nothing concerning an output file:
>> With the help of feepk I manually changed that to fit a path on my
>> computer user (ubuntu) to be used for the output file.
>> This still did not work and when I tried transcoding a file
>> (flashvideo.flv). The output file (test.mp4) was 201 bytes. I looked at
>> the messages saw the following errors.
>> File reading failed:
>> VLC could not open the file ""/home/ubuntu/Desktop/flashvideo.flv" ".
>> Your input can't be opened:
>> VLC is unable to open the MRL '"/home/ubuntu/Desktop/flashvideo.flv" '.
>> Check the log for details.
>> Please feel fee if you would like more detailed debugging information or
>> testing on my part.
> What DAY was your build? This has been fixed some time ago.
The build was downloaded yesterday Aug 10th 2008.
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