Le Fri 20 Aug 10 à 20:37 -0400, Dave Witbrodt a écrit :
> Then I noticed that vlc was still remembering the old "recent files"
> playlist from stuff I had played on version 1.0.6. But if I had blown
> away the config files, how was it remembering? So, maybe there are
> other config files, right?
> A quick
> find -name '*vlc*'
> in $HOME found a directory called '.config/vlc'. Moving that out of the
> way restored video. All the video formats I have files to test have
> worked, so everything was actually just fine all along.
> Scanning for tips about this in
> revealed no direct statement that configs were incompatible between
> versions 1.0* and 1.1*. What baffles me is: how could they be
> incompatible, since they moved? Maybe vlc looks in both places now?
> Does it get confused if it finds old configs and tries to use them?
The change actually happened between 0.9.x and 1.0.x . But config files
shouldn't create problem like that. Do you happen to still have the old
config file ? I'd be interrested by having it ( or a diff -u with the
new config file)
> Can we please have something about this in the vlc man pages and/or
> /usr/share/doc/vlc? I have a feeling a lot of Debian vlc users are
> going to get burned by it.
I'll add a note in the debugging tip presented when you launch
Could you try to remove/move away ~/.config/vlc/
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