[vlc-devel] Tag 0.9.2-rc1 : Jean-Baptiste Kempf : VLC media player 0.9. 2-rc1 - Grishenko

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu Sep 11 10:00:27 CEST 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 08:34:31AM +0300, Cristian Secară wrote :
> On Wed, 10 Sep 2008 22:03:25 -0700, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> > > file association does not work, also didn't see a possibility in
> > > the options for change
> > Association inside the application or in the installre ?
> Something is true here.
> For this test I focused / remember a limited set of extensions.
> At install time I left the defaults. After successful instalation, .flv
> was associated properly, .avi was *not* associated. Until then the .avi
> was associated with Windows Media Player 11.
> (by "associated" I mean that when clickig on the respective file type
> the file should play with the associated player (and not the icon
> shown with that file))
> Then, under VLC preferences, file associations, the parent "video"
> checkbox was  not checked, but all the child checkboxes yes
> (including .avi). I checked the parent video checkbox also, saved the
> prefereces, now the .avi works with VLC by default.
> Subsequent opening of Windows Media Player does not steal the
> association (except when explicitly request for this in his
> preferences).
> Cristi
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Well, means the installer is broken for somehow reason.

Fix it... I won't.

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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