[vlc-devel] Disable x11 in VLC build

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Wed Jul 9 10:23:54 CEST 2008


> Then, I failed to run vlc to play audio files on the ARM platform
> which can only running on root. Could you please explain what were
> really missing caused following errors? Was it missing something due
> to above disabled options, or it was the problem of running on root?
> ./arm-linux-vlc file:///test.mp3
> VLC media player 0.8.6h Janus
> starting VLC root wrapper... using UID 0 (root)
> ***************************************
> * Running VLC as root is discouraged. *
> ***************************************
>  It is potentially dangerous, and might not even work properly.
> [00000001] main private error: no memcpy module matched "any"

Starting with vlc 0.8.6h, you need to either "make install" or pass
the localtion of the modules to vlc. That's to avoid a security issue.

./vlc --plugins-path modules should work


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