[MPlayer-users] compile failed

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 27 19:28:51 EEST 2017

On Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:24:45 +0200
Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:

> On 24.09.2017, at 05:02, Masaru Nomiya <nomiya at galaxy.dti.ne.jp> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I got the very latest svn head, then tried to compile.
> > But, I got errors;
> > 
> > thread -ldl -rdynamic -L/usr/lib64 -L/opt/kde3/lib64 -L/usr/local/lib64 -ldvdnav -lpthread   -lm   -ltwolame -lfaac -lx264 -lpthread -lmp3lame
> > ffmpeg/libavcodec/libavcodec.a(v4l2_m2m_dec.o): In function `v4l2_receive_frame':
> > /tmp/nom/mplayer/ffmpeg/libavcodec/v4l2_m2m_dec.c:157: undefined reference to `ff_v4l2_context_dequeue_frame'  
> Strange, is this on Linux? Either way I expect it is fixed by disabling these files as they caused issues on non-Linux systems, so they are disabled for now.
> They won't be interesting for the vast majority of users anyway.

That makes me wonder why MPlayer _still_ uses the frankenstein approach
of an "in-tree" FFmpeg with its build system partially replaced. It
seems to cause regressions every other week.

Wouldn't it be much easier to default to an external FFmpeg?

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