[vlc-devel] Need help debugging Mozilla web plug-in

Andre-John Mas ajmas at sympatico.ca
Fri Feb 25 18:08:31 CET 2011

On 24-Feb-2011, at 12:54, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:

> 	Hello,
> Le jeudi 24 février 2011 19:47:27 John Smith, vous avez écrit :
>> 5. I press the fullscreen button on the webpage (javascript obviously).
>> This causes gdb to break, however, no line numbers can be found and my
>> printf statements aren't showing up (I put them in the function for toggle
>> fullscreen (vlcplugin.cpp)
> Are you sure you're not running the "normal" plugin from your distribution 
> instead of the one you've compiled?
> In any case, the reason why fullscreen does not work is well-known. The 
> Firefox and ActiveX plugins simply do not implement fullscreen at all. They 
> rely on LibVLC to do it. However, LibVLC does not support fullscreen when the 
> video is embedded.

As a workaround, could the plugin have an option to delegate the full-screen handling 
to the VLC application? It may mean passing session information (cookies and 
authentication headers) to the application for this to work though.


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