Bug#523035: libvlccore0: VLC shuts down with "Illegal Instruction" warning opening any media

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Wed Apr 8 14:06:47 UTC 2009

Gunther Furtado <gunfurtado at gmail.com> writes:

>> In ffmpeg, we solve this problem by building the libraries twice on
>> powerpc: a generic one in /usr/lib for G3 macs, and an altivec enabled
>> on in /usr/lib/altivec. I think we need to do the same in vlc :-(
> Just to confirm: I have '/usr/lib/altivec' and ffmpeg on my system.

Yes, but your system won't use it until you upgrade your CPU to a G4 ;-)

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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