[vlc-devel] Mozilla plugin (current git master) defunct

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Wed Oct 29 18:19:43 CET 2008

Le mercredi 29 octobre 2008 19:04:41 Olivier Aubert, vous avez écrit :
> > It seems that it cannot load any modules due to undefined symbols. I
> > don't currently understand, however, why this is so: "ldd
> > ~/.mozilla/plugins/libvlcplugin.so" lists the correct libvlccore.so.1,
> > which does export httpd_RedirectDelete (the first unefined symbol
> > below).
> I would guess that you are having the same problem that I am facing with
> the python bindings, which was introduced by courmisch in
> 42b58e873a9d91c3a1f2665a01a56525f44313d5 (Do not link plugins against
> libvlccore explicitly).
> You can try to preload the libvlc.so lib:
> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libvlc.so mozilla
> to see if it solves your problem. I was trying to find an appropriate
> solution, but maybe simply reverting the commit may be the simplest.

This change fixes other issues. I am not willing to revert it.

Plus it speeds up build and load.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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