[vlc-devel] Problem using libvlc

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at free.fr
Thu May 21 23:33:25 CEST 2009

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Andrea Visinoni
<andrea at puntualmenteinritardo.com> wrote:
> Rémi Denis-Courmont ha scritto:
>> Le mardi 19 mai 2009 20:13:54 Andrea Visinoni, vous avez écrit :
>>> Hi there,
>>> i've got some problem using libvlc in a C program under linux.
>>> In attachment there is bunch of lines of code i use to initialize libvlc
>>> in order to play some videos in a playlist.
>>> I start with "libvlc_media_list_player_play"
>>> My problem is that once the first video stops my app freeze and don't
>>> jump to the next video, i can't even restart playing the first video.
>>> Also using "libvlc_media_list_player_next" my app freeze.
>> The media list stuff in libvlc is just crap throw away code.
>> Yeah, it does not work. At all.
> So it's better to have a custom playlist outside libvlc?
> (using play, catch video stop with an event, play the next video erc...)
> Or there is a patch or a workaround to apply to the existing code?

I may end up fixing it. There are some vlc core limitation that needs
to be addressed first.

Yet, you just basically want to use a media_list (or even your
preferred way to store a list of media) and a media_player. There
should be enough here to do what you want to achieve.


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