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MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by Stevo » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:53 pm

VLC 3.0.2, a bugfix release backported from Debian Sid, is now in the test repository.

I'd like to get this version moved to main, so would like to see if it works for testers now. Thanks!

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by chrispop99 » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:03 pm

Stevo wrote:VLC 3.0.2, a bugfix release backported from Debian Sid, is now in the test repository.

I'd like to get this version moved to main, so would like to see if it works for testers now. Thanks!
It installs, and plays MP4, MOV, FLV, MPG and MKV files properly.

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by Richard » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:10 pm

Installed VLC-302 Vetinari from pbuilder and it's playing.
Will try some other formats besides mp3
and I'll let it run till tonight.
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by Stevo » Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:28 pm

Richard wrote:Installed VLC-302 Vetinari from pbuilder and it's playing.
Will try some other formats besides mp3
and I'll let it run till tonight.
Pbuilder? You compiled it yourself? :confused:

Or did you mean package-installer?

The other updated libraries that would need to go to main with it would be libplacebo, libarrib24, and libvulkan1.

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by Richard » Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:20 pm

No, that's what it said in the about box. :)
When you click on the title.
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by fehlix » Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:24 pm

Stevo wrote:VLC 3.0.2, a bugfix release backported from Debian Sid, is now in the test repository.

I'd like to get this version moved to main, so would like to see if it works for testers now.
Quick test reply: Installed with MXPI testing repo. .. some issues:

1st trial: selcting vlc 3.0.2 -> installation appears to have be done ok.
Won't start. Cli-error messages-> mentioning still some vlc 2.2x related errors.
... apt policy still show some libvlc* 2.2 to be installed

2nd trial: apt apt-get purge vlc* libvlc* and than selecting all (non-dbg) vlc and libvlc 3.0.2 from within MXPI.
ok VLC 3.0.2 comes up playing streams, mp4 etc.
Video/sound ok! But moving the cursor out/into windows during playing show some flickering /tearing artefact's, which not have been observed in vlc 2.2x
Sorry if that is a too short test-reply..
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by Stevo » Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:01 pm

Ahh, I see about pbuilder. That's the program I use to build most packages, which it does in an isolated environment, and VLC records the user account and machine name where it was built--in this case "pbuilder@mx1".

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by Stevo » Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:46 pm

fehlix wrote:
Stevo wrote:VLC 3.0.2, a bugfix release backported from Debian Sid, is now in the test repository.

I'd like to get this version moved to main, so would like to see if it works for testers now.
Quick test reply: Installed with MXPI testing repo. .. some issues:

1st trial: selcting vlc 3.0.2 -> installation appears to have be done ok.
Won't start. Cli-error messages-> mentioning still some vlc 2.2x related errors.
... apt policy still show some libvlc* 2.2 to be installed

2nd trial: apt apt-get purge vlc* libvlc* and than selecting all (non-dbg) vlc and libvlc 3.0.2 from within MXPI.
ok VLC 3.0.2 comes up playing streams, mp4 etc.
Video/sound ok! But moving the cursor out/into windows during playing show some flickering /tearing artefact's, which not have been observed in vlc 2.2x
Sorry if that is a too short test-reply..
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I think that 3.X defaults to using the GL video output instead of the xv output like the 2.X versions. Does changing it back to xv make any difference in the flickering?

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by fehlix » Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:56 am

Stevo wrote:I think that 3.X defaults to using the GL video output instead of the xv output like the 2.X versions. Does changing it back to xv make any difference in the flickering?
Actually the default VideoOutput is set to "Automatic", which explains itself as to "auto selecting the best available video output",
and is set within the ~/.config/vlc/vlcrc as vout=any.
Changing within the prefernces menu from from "Automatic" to "XVideo outout (XCB)", which shows up as vout=xcb_xv within ~/.config/vlc/vlcrc
the flickering is gone. :number1:
And I do now enjoy watching within VLC 3.0.2 'Vetinari' without any visual artefact's dolphin_oracle's highly recommended "SSH Conduit-secure shell remote access" video (which I'll go and need to compare to antiX' 1-to-1-assistance-antix, as those tools are extremely usefull and urgently needed for remote helping folks)!!
So Yes! Thanks! Well done! :turtle:
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The VLC Thread

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Post by Stevo » Thu May 17, 2018 5:40 pm

Debian has added 3.0.2 as a security update to Stretch, so everyone will get upgraded now. I can't see any reason to have our 3.0.2 in the test repo now.

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