[MPlayer-DOCS] missing codec directory documentation?
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Feb 25 22:15:34 CET 2005
On Friday, 18 February 2005 at 12:13, Jiri Heryan wrote:
> >>Anyone know if all the nonofficial binary packages have the
> >>codec directory in random locations, too? :-)
> >The packaging guidelines say that codecs should go in /usr/lib/codecs, but
> >I don't think anybody is following them just yet, judging by the amount of
> >feedback I received about my doc.
> Especially in windows clone is /usr/lib/codecs hard to follow. I has a
> several windows binaries (mingw) and they tend to place codecs in
> <instdir>; <instdir>\codecs; %home%\mplayer\codecs and maybe somewhere else.
Well, that document was written with unix-like OSes in mind, so you may
assume that some or all of it doesn't apply to the win32 port.
MPlayer RPMs maintainer: http://rpm.greysector.net/mplayer/
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