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Re: VLC on G5 crash : illegal instruction



Hello!

> On Mar 6, 2021, at 2:33 PM, Riccardo Mottola <riccardo.mottola@libero.it> wrote:
> 
> 
> I just tried VLC on a G5... it starts but as soon as I try to open a file, it dies "inside" the file selector! Not just a file, trying to click on my home directory, I get illegal instruction.ù
> 
> If I give it a MP4 on the command line, it will come up and then die with illegal instruction.
> 
> How does it work for you? and a G4? I will try there next week.

Please install the dbgsym/dbg package for VLC and ffmpeg and provide a backtrace.

Most likely someone added VSX support to either of them without guarding the code with #ifdefs.

Adrian

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