[vlc-devel] [PATCH?] xosd and xlib init

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Dec 9 16:15:30 CET 2011

Le vendredi 9 décembre 2011 01:08:13 Alexis Ballier, vous avez écrit :
> Hi,
> I got a bug report [1] where vlc is killed at startup by the
> XInitThreads checks. It seems the culprit is xosd, the solution is to
> call vlc_xlib_init() at xosd's module Open(), right ?

vlc_xlib_init() is one solution. The better solution involves porting xosd to 
XCB but that would be out of scope.

> If this is right, patch is enclosed.

I'll merged this. But does this correctly ensure that X11 development files 
are present?

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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