[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Rely on Qt with determining if XCB or Wayland should be used

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Jun 6 18:44:02 CEST 2017


Le tiistaina 6. kesäkuuta 2017, 12.03.09 EEST Martin Briza a écrit :
> Related to https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/18383 .
> This makes the Qt frontend work right in GNOME Shell where the users had no
> chance to switch back to the XCB backend and had a completely broken
> player.
> As a bonus, it's now possible to use QT_QPA_PLATFORM to set which backend
> you want to use to run VLC.
> Yes, it will crash if Qt tries to run on XCB or Wayland while it's not
> present but this can be fixed by having a custom message handler for qFatal
> messages (which contains an abort() call by default)

It crashes if VLC is run from plain text moed command line.
Sorry but this is absolutely not acceptable.


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