[vlc-devel] Enabling login for Web Plugin

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 13:19:57 CET 2010

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Michael Ditum <mike at mikeditum.co.uk> wrote:
> I'm currently investigating a problem we're seeing on a couple of computers
> with the plugin crashing internet explorer (and sometimes firefox) when
> viewing some of our video streams. I've managed to get the normal VLC app
> logging to a file (by enabling file logging, set verbosity to 2, setting the
> file to log to and enabling the logger interface) but I can't recreate the
> problem in the main client. It only occurs with the web plugin.
> Is there anyway I can enable logging for the web plugin so I can start
> trying to work out why it's crashing? It doesn't seem to obey the vlcrc file
> (I'm guessing it wont load the logger interface for security reasons) so
> it's not logging currently.

Do the following:

1) Shutdown your browser applications
2) Open a DOS box or Linux terminal.
3) Start firefox (or IE) from the commandline

Now you will have logging on your console (DOS, Linux Terminal)

Kind Regards,
Jean-Paul Saman

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