[vlc-devel] mac build

Pierre d'Herbemont pdherbemont at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 19:30:43 CEST 2009

On Oct 9, 2009, at 5:11 PM, Mike Schrag <mschrag at pobox.com> wrote:

>>> If I build VLC on my macbook pro and attempt to use that build on  
>>> my Mac
>>> Mini, I get startup errors on the console about not being able to  
>>> load the
>>> various playback modules. I assume this is the result of hardware  
>>> setting
>>> and optimizations that my MBP is configured/built with.  This  
>>> obviously is
>>> not a problem with the production VLC.app distribution. Does  
>>> anyone happen
>>> to know the exact ./configure options that are used to build  
>>> VLC.app on OS
>>> X?
>> You should run "make VLC-release.app" to get a redistributable VLC- 
>> release.app.
> Hi Pierre -- Yeah, that works fine for me, but the resulting build  
> doesn't actually play video everywhere (if i build on my MBP it  
> plays on my MBP but not on a Mini or an Air. If I build on the Mini,  
> it plays on the Mini and my MBP, but not the Air). This leads me to  
> believe it's a matter of getting the right options passed into ./ 
> configure. Do you happen to know what parameters are used to ./ 
> configure the official VLC.app build?

Weird... VLC -vvv should give you more explanations. What are actually  
the errors?

VLC should be built on the mac with just ./configure --enable-debug.


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