Package Details: vlc-nightly 4.0.0v20190606-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/vlc-nightly.git (read-only)
Package Base: vlc-nightly
Description: Multi-platform MPEG, VCD/DVD, and DivX player - nightly snapshot
Upstream URL: https://nightlies.videolan.org/
Licenses: GPL2, LGPL2.1
Conflicts: vlc, vlc-plugin
Provides: vlc
Replaces: vlc-plugin
Submitter: Xavion
Maintainer: SolarAquarion (Martchus)
Last Packager: SolarAquarion
Votes: 18
Popularity: 0.000094
First Submitted: 2013-01-07 21:00
Last Updated: 2019-06-07 04:00

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Martchus commented on 2019-05-21 21:30

It applies to regular Arch, too.

Hangman commented on 2019-05-21 19:03

I got an error after launching vlc:

qrc:/qml/MainInterface.qml:42:9: Type Player.Player unavailable
qrc:/player/Player.qml:21:1: module "QtGraphicalEffects" is not installed

It launched cvlc as a fallback. To fix this, I needed to install qt5-graphicaleffects. I'm on Manjaro though, maybe this does not apply to Arch.

Martchus commented on 2019-05-12 18:17

The new UI looks nice (using dark Breeze theme right now). However, it still seems to be WIP, too. I also already had one crash. This seems to be the first time where one might better wait until the next release rather than using the latest nightly versions (which were previously surprisingly stable).


I personally liked the simplicity of the old playlist and can't find the media library which I often use any more at all. Let's see what they turn the GUI into in the end but too me it doesn't look that promising. I recently discovered QMPlay2 and I can recommend it to anybody who liked how the old playlist and media library worked because in QMPlay2 it is pretty similar. QMPlay2 relies fully on ffmpeg's libraries and uses Qt 5 Widgets.

SolarAquarion commented on 2019-05-12 16:51

I should disable skins2 because there was a big rewrite of the gui/playlist with qt quickcontrols instead of simple qt stuff like it was before.

SolarAquarion commented on 2019-05-12 16:47

It seems that gcrpyt is needed for some features beyond "Update Check" now seemingly, but it's more about "your choice" then simply yes, or no.

Martchus commented on 2019-05-12 15:23

I disabled it simply in accordance with the regular VLC package. It appears they disabled it because it was only required for the update check: https://git.archlinux.org/svntogit/packages.git/commit/trunk?h=packages/vlc&id=d30b6f1e52b419cdb1df74533c0543b216689c22, https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/57670

If that's not true for the nightly version anymore we can of course enable it.

SolarAquarion commented on 2019-05-12 15:12

I wonder, what is wrong with "libgcrypt" and why it's disabled in the first place

SolarAquarion commented on 2019-05-12 03:28

There may be a dependency on libgcrypt in vlc nightly

SolarAquarion commented on 2019-05-12 03:19

to be fair i'm also getting that build and reported it here https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/22298

IEPforAUR commented on 2019-05-12 02:47

Build fails for both this and vlc-git with an un-searchable (no results from duckduckgo, google recaptchas forever and ergo out of the question) errror:

"error: ‘gcry_cipher_hd_t’ was not declared in this scope"