[MPlayer-users] Issue playing opus audio
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Sun Nov 13 23:42:17 EET 2016
On 2016-11-11 11:37 +0100, wm4 wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Nov 2016 20:48:26 +0100
> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at greysector.net> wrote:
> > Dear Илья,
> > On Tuesday, 08 November 2016 at 02:56, Илья Валеев wrote:
> > > Hello!
> > > I'm trying to play opus audio with mplayer. When I open file, mplayer
> > > return this:
> > [...]
> > > It does not matter for me how to open file: with libopus or with ffmpeg.
> > > Can you tell me please, how to configure system to play opus encoded files?
> > >
> > >
> > > Debian 8 x64
> > > mplayer2 2.0-728-g2c378c7-4+b1 amd64 from debian repositories
> > This is not MPlayer, but a fork called mplayer2 and is not supported
> > here. You can open a bug report in Debian BTS for this package.
> > If you want the real MPlayer, please use either latest MPlayer SVN
> > snapshot or MPlayer-1.3.0 release.
> > Regards,
> > Dominik
> mplayer2 is dead. It seems at least in Debian unstable, mplayer2
> redirects to mpv - which I'm not sure how much sense that makes,
> because mpv is fully rebranded and has different binary name and
> configuration location.
Talking about the Debian decision:
IIRC there is a symlink now addressing the binary name. Not sure if
it's such a good thing.
"Redirecting" to mpv was supposed to be a suggestion by uau himself.
I too thought it would make more sense to switch mplayer2 users to mpv,
as it probably contains more mplayer2 specific functionality than MPlayer.
On a second thought I am not sure it was truly a bright idea, because
it could as well be that most mplayer2 users just wanted to have the newest
version of MPlayer and so got mplayer2 on their systems as it sounds just
like that. I have no clue if that's the case, but I suspect a at least a
somewhat split audience along that lines.
Dunno what's best...
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