[MPlayer-dev-eng] unrarlib still broken on 64bit
zuxy.meng at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 03:35:05 CEST 2007
2007/7/3, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de>:
> On Sun, Jul 01, 2007 at 06:56:26PM -0300, Peter Cordes wrote:
> > unrarlib doesn't work on AMD64. This thread on mplayer-dev solved the
> > problem 2 years ago, but the fix isn't in current mplayer SVN.
> > http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-dev-eng/2005-April/034149.html
> > That thread also included a patch to use a standalone unrar executable, if
> > available, enabling reading of modern rar files. (I haven't tried it yet
> > with current mplayer svn sources.)
> > BTW, I noticed this because mplayer doesn't work with vobsubs in rar files
> > on my 64bit machine, while the same subtitles still work on my x86 machine
> > (both with current SVN mplayer). My patch fixes rar vobsubs on my 64bit
> > machine.
> > It's a pain creating old rar files to be compatible with unrarlib, but
> > I don't like wasting several MB on uncompressed subs. (I know it's not
> > much, but it bugs me.)
> This has come up before and reminds me that I think this unrar feature
> is not a good idea in the first place since modern versions of rar -
> and the largest part of the files in the wild seem to be new version -
> are unsupported anyway.
> So what is this good for anyway?
The reason why someone introduced this feature may be that many 0-day
DVDRips come with an rar'ed subtitle.
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