Bug#535278: vlc: crash adding a second webcam

Javier Barroso Javier.Barroso at isotrol.com
Wed Jul 1 12:47:37 UTC 2009

Christophe Mutricy wrote:
> For me it also looks like a kernel bug. the vlc log looks completly
> normal and i can't see any vlc functions in the backtrace.
If it is, I'll send a mail to control at b.d.o with reassign command, is it
this procedure fine ?
> Does it works ok if the 2 webcams are plugged before you start vlc ?
I don't known. Tomorrow I'll try it
> Does it make any difference without the
> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so ?
Without LD_PRELOAD, the first webcam doesn't work (only works inside
cheese). I don't known about the second yet.

Thank you (both)

Javier Barroso
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