[csw-users] Packages requests

Jean-Michel Bergeron niceguy12345678 at hotmail.fr
Sun Mar 3 15:52:45 CET 2013

It seem that some things have changed since March 2012; there's instruction
on the VLC Wiki regarding how to compile it for Solaris 10... I found a
pre-compiled version for Sparc available on this website; it work except I
didn't find any of the dependencies except those available on Sunfreeware so
the player don't play anything except MP3:


Le 13-03-03 09:40, << Maciej  Bliziński  (Matchek) >> <maciej at opencsw.org> a
écrit :

> 2013/3/3 Jean-Michel Bergeron <niceguy12345678 at hotmail.fr>:
>> I say that a package of Videolan VLC Media Player should have
>> been done a long time ago...
> It's not a trivial build. I have attempted to build it in March 2012.
> I was in contact with the developers and got 3 patches pushed
> upstream[1][2][3]. I spent a few weeks trying to build it, and
> ultimately gave up. The last state was that the code compilation
> finished, but the resulting binary was not able to play anything.
> Maybe I missed something silly, or maybe there is a more involved
> problem to get fixed. The VLC build is up for grabs.
> Also, there was a Solaris porting effort[4], but it looks dead, it's
> better to stay with the mainline code.
> Maciej
> [1] 
> http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=d1a8b724c3923bb37002e5102cae25d9
> 594a9a95
> [2] 
> http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=7b0efebbf38aec8c341ad92433fb218a
> 02bf62a0
> [3] 
> http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=96f3458656bbb207ffe0d15678ca96ae
> 38c8f5d9
> [4] http://wiki.videolan.org/Solaris
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