Bug#672972: Wheezy: VLC player can't play videos

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Thu Feb 7 11:11:31 PST 2013

On Don, 2013-02-07 at 10:32 -0800, T Elcor wrote: 
> Michel Dänzer <daenzer at debian.org> wrote:
> > Hence my repeated request for isolating if and where VLC is hanging,
> > or what else it is doing when the video output is frozen.
> Tried again to enable logging in vlc, specified the log file name, Log
> Format = Text,
> Syslog facility = User, Verbosity = 10, but no log file was created
> after vlc had hanged.
> I can try again but I'm not sure what needs to be changed to get vlc
> to log what it's doing.

I was rather thinking of something like running vlc in gdb and getting a
couple of backtraces while the video is frozen.

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