[vlc-devel] Youtube and LUA

Konstantin Pavlov thresh at videolan.org
Thu Mar 31 18:06:43 CEST 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 08:58:23AM -0700, Tony Anecito wrote:
> Hi All,
> Has anyone noticed in the last week that youtube with vlc 1.1.6 no longer plays? 
> I tried downloading vlc 1.1.8 but it would not install said I had to be 
> administrator even though I own the Win 7. I will try tonight with XP and 1.1.8 
> to see if it plays youtube videos. I am thinking youtube might have changed it's 
> javascript again breaking the lua scripts for VLC for youtube.

Indeed they changed the webpage a bit yet again, see

Unfortunately the change happened a day after 1.1.8 release, so you have
to replace the youtuve lua parser manually in your installation.

Konstantin Pavlov
VideoLAN team

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