[MPlayer-dev-eng] Vidix Status

Alex Beregszaszi alex at fsn.hu
Sun Feb 4 17:00:07 CET 2007


> I'm wondering if anyone here has an idea of MPlayer's vidix status
> towards vidix.sf.net project.
> It seems that we grabbed it once, then added some tweaks that were never
> send upstream but now, the vidix.sf.net project has continue to evolve
> and we don't support these changes any longer.

Actually it started out in MPlayer, Nick forked into MPlayerXP (thus
forking vidix) and for some reason, without any cooperation, later he
splitted it into vidix.sf.net

> So I was wondering if maybe it wouldn't be a good idea to:
> - check for changes that have been applied to MPlayer and sent them
> upstream.

Did that several times.

> - remove the built-in vidix-lib and drivers to _always_ rely on the
> external vidix.sf.net project

> - or, as vidix was iirc originaly coded by MPlayer devels, host it on
> mplayerhq using SVN, that would allow us to have an always up-to-date
> vidix lib/drivers (and so keep it built-in) as it is done for
> libavcodec/format.

This would be the best.

Alex Beregszaszi

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