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Date:      Sun, 27 Nov 2011 13:08:06 -0800
From:      Garrett Cooper <>
To:        "O. Hartmann" <>
Cc:        Current FreeBSD <>,
Subject:   Re: multimedia/vlc: no graphical interface on FreeBSD 9 and 10
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On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 7:40 AM, O. Hartmann
<> wrote:
> Since a while, vlc on my FreeBSD 10 and FreeBSD 9 boxes do not show a
> graphical interface anymore. Compiling multimedia/vlc works, either with
> the legacy gcc or clang. But either way I compile vlc, the result is
> always the same: no GUI. Instead, I receive the below show message:

    That means one or more plugins crashed the system. vlc is lowsy
when it comes to diagnostic messages and it isn't overly apparent what
the root cause is when running ldd because it dl_open's a bunch of
libraries. Try running vlc -vv or ktrace'ing the binary.

PS Please don't cross-post.

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