[MPlayer-DOCS] Improvement to README for 64 bit essentials
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Sun Oct 26 21:35:29 CET 2008
On Sunday, 26 October 2008 at 21:03, Wolfgang Knauf wrote:
> >> The 32 bit essentials package contains the full set of files (e.g.
> >> "drvc.so"), while the 64 bit contains only those libraries, which are
> >> compiled in 64 bit (again "drvc.so" and a few others). So, it seems that
> >> on a 64 bit machine, you have to first extract the 32 bit binaries, and
> >> replace SOME files with the 64 bit versions.
> > No, we made those packages the way they are for a reason. They contain
> > all the necessary parts, nothing else needed.
> That's strange: the 32 bit package contains 64 files (*.dll, *.ax,
> *.acm, ...), while the 64 bit package contains only 4 files (*.so). So,
> 60 codec files are not necessary on 64 bit linux? At least, this should
> be mentioned in the readme to avoid confusion.
We simply don't have those 60 other codecs in 64bit versions.
> >> PS: Hope I did not top-post again (I just reply in Thunderbird)
> > You failed. Next time please read Google's first hit on the
> > subject, then you don't have to make wrong assumptions.
> That's no top post, I hope ;-)
Yes, that's better.
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