[MPlayer-dev-eng] Patch adding GNU TLS support to mplayer

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sat Sep 27 21:20:32 CEST 2014

On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 02:22:12PM -0400, compn wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:02:51 +0200
> Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Two comments:
> > 1) I think it would be nicer to have fewer ifdefs, there
> > should be a few places where dummy macros/function stubs could work.
> > 2) What is the problem with using https via FFmpeg? It is listed
> > in stream_ffmpeg.c so it should actually just work...
> it should, but i think its not very well tested. there are lots of
> youtube scripts and bugs with https mplayer...
> heres one https://symlink.me/issues/1372

That one is MPlayer2. No patch will help there.

> https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl/issues/2591

That might mean we also have to make sure to pass cookies to FFmpeg.

> so this is a highly requested feature and hopefully can get in soon.

As said, I'd prefer to "get it in" by making configure enable it in

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