[vlc-devel] win32 mozilla plug-in crash in every 1.1 build from nightly.videolan.org
Michael A. Puls II
shadow2531 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 12:29:27 CEST 2009
On Fri, 11 Sep 2009 04:24:32 -0400, Jean-Paul Saman <jpsaman at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 9:08 AM, Michael A. Puls II
> <shadow2531 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I mentioned on IRC a while ago that the mozilla plug-in in the VLC 1.1
>> win32 binaries from http://nightly.videolan.org/ crashes on WinXP (PIII)
>> Microsoft VisualC++ Runtime Library
>> The application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
>> way. Please contact the application's support team for more information.
>> I tried with windbg to see what the problem is, but didn't figure out
>> anything. All I could tell is that the crash happens right after the
>> loads all the modules.
>> Well, I've been checking the builds all the time and the problem is
>> there in each build. <
>> for example.
>> I did find one extra thing just now. <embed
>> src="" width="400" height="400"> will cause the crash, but removing
>> stops it from crashing.
>> Another way to make it crash is to just load a media file in the address
>> field that invokes the plug-in.
>> It crashes in Firefox, Safari and Opera. The 1.0.x builds work fine
>> Are the 1.1 binaries built for a certain processor or something or do
>> require some runtime libs that I don't have?
> The 1.1 binaries are development releases and might be unstable.
> the libvlc API in 1.1 is in flux and this breaks the webplugins for the
> development releases. Once the libvlc API stabilizes a bit more the
> webplugins will be updated to take advantage of the revamped libvlc API.
> Untill then the webplugins might be unstable.
> If you need a stable webplugin then I advice to use the official releases
> 1.0.x binaries.
I'm fine with unstable. It's just completely unusable and not even
suitable for testing. This is even fine. It's just been like that for a
long time and wanted to make sure it's actually known.
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