[MPlayer-users] May MPlayer be running without XWindows?

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Wed May 4 11:03:27 CEST 2005

On Monday, 02 May 2005 at 22:04, Kichigai Mentat wrote:
> On May 2, 2005, at 01.10, Xing Qianqian wrote:
> >I wanna port MPlayer to AT91RM9200, and no xwindows available.
> >Does anyone know that if it can work?
> >
> >Thank you!
> >
>  I think vesa can do that for you. I remember running MPlayer  
> without X11 to free up RAM and CPU on my ancient and aged laptop. The  
> vo you need should be compiled in by default.

VESA is only available on x86 platform. Other non-X VOs include GGI,
FBdev, DirectFB and VIDIX. Then there's the text-only aalib and libcaca.
SDL can be built without X support, too.


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