[vlc-devel] News concerning Ticket #686: mozilla plugin

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at videolan.org
Mon Nov 3 20:12:31 CET 2008

Justus-bulk at Piater.name wrote:
>> Justus-bulk at Piater.name wrote:
>>> However, it occasionally occasionally crashes the browser if I quit or
>>> reload a page *during initialization* of the plugin, after the black
>>> box has appeared but before the video starts playing, even if the page
>>> (and the browser) contains only a single instance of the plugin.
>>> Any ideas what the reason for this might be?
>> A bug in vlc ;). Sorry I haven't had time to look at this problem yet.
> :-) That is, in the core or the VLC Mozilla plugin.
> There is no way to interrupt a video during initialization in the
> standalone VLC player, in the way the plugin does it, is there? This
> could possibly help narrow down the cause.

I seriously suspect it to be in vlc core. I found and fixed such 
problems in 0.8.6-bugfix too. Unfortunately those fixes cannot be 
forward ported that easily, since the code base of 0.8.6-bugfix diverge 
by two years or so.

Jean-Paul Saman.

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