[MPlayer-cvslog] r19789 - trunk/DOCS/tech/binary-packaging.txt

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Mon Sep 11 23:58:40 CEST 2006

On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 05:11:38PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 01:30:53AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> >
> >>On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 12:05:51AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >>>No.  We also have binary codecs for PPC and Alpha, they also
> >>>exist for SPARC.  Windows DLLs only work on x86, but binary
> >>>codecs are more than that.
> >>
> >>The non-windows binary codecs are useful for what..? Anything?
> >
> >RV30/RV40 and Indeo.  You got this backwards.  Now that we have WMV3
> >and VP6 support the Windows DLLs just cover the fringe codecs...
> And yet, oddly enough, there is a WMV[39] file which was played as "no
> video" by my (r19766) copy of MPlayer until I went out and grabbed the
> binary codecs package...

WMV3 support is not yet fully complete but under heavy development.  I
expect Kostya to finish it by the end of the year.

> (Speaking of which, the binary codecs were not automatically picked up
> when I placed them in /usr/local/lib/codecs/ as indicated. Specifying
> that directory to configure located them just fine. There appears to be
> an inconsistency between the recommended locations and the detection
> code.)

Hmm, please try to find out what is going wrong there.  What's the
output when you grep config.h for _PATH?

> The file in question should be on one of my brothers' computers at
> present, I'll try to get his attention and make a copy available in
> incoming/ at some point before he deletes it.

Yes, make Kostya aware of it.


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