[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [Mplayer-cvslog] CVS: main/DOCS/en codecs.html,1.124,1.125

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Sun Aug 31 00:35:08 CEST 2003


> > IMO the argument for including faad is that the source package is
> > usually broken and has idiotic dependencies (like libsoundfile or
> > whatever). Same situation as dvdread/dvdcss when they were first
> > imported to mplayer cvs. On the other hand, lame and vorbis libs are
> > generally non-broken. Also lame is only needed for mencoder, which
> > most people don't seem to use.
> I agree, provided we could make faad work without libsndfile.

of course it works without it.
i've just commited libfaad2 dir and the requires changes to

please test the code, it should work on all platforms.

if anyone wants to add support for using external libfaad instead of
the included one, feel free to send patch/commit configure changes.

> As to my original question: shall I send a doc patch to correct the
> info about faad2-1.1 not compiling under Linux (which it does)?

but rather teh doc should be updated about faad: now it's included
just like liba52 or libmpeg2.

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

Developer of MPlayer G2, the Movie Framework for all - http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu

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