[MPlayer-DOCS] letter to distro mplayer packagers?

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Dec 2 13:14:41 CET 2005

On Friday, 02 December 2005 at 10:10, Christian Marillat wrote:
> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> > On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 11:44:48PM +0100, Christian Marillat wrote:
> >> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at rangers.eu.org> writes:
> [...]
> >> I don't intent to package a binary with this sort of warning. The warning
> >> is clear, don't use this package :
> >> 
> >> recompile MPlayer with --disable-runtime-cpudetection
> >
> > Well, just for best performance, which is true.  Maybe the message is a
> > bit loud.  What would you suggest instead?
> Nothing, this message is true, keep the choise for distribution to
> replace this messsage, then when you read "Compiled for Debian" you know
> were the package come from.

You're free to keep doing it, of course, but consider this: by changing
this message you're changing its meaning. I've already suggested a possible
change to this message that should be acceptable for you. Why can't you
modify the version string instead?


MPlayer RPMs maintainer: http://rpm.greysector.net/mplayer/
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