[MPlayer-users] rant

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Mon Oct 8 16:59:03 CEST 2001


> Guys, what are you playing with this new interactive dialog about gcc 2.96 in 
> configure script ? Everyone already know you don't like this gcc version, 
> what the point of yet another warning ? If i use the -disable-gcc-check, i 
> know what i am doing, i don't want to play some additional ame 
You may know. But it seems, 99 of 100 users just use it without knowing what
does it do (thanks for quick-mplayer-howtos made by redhat people).

> try-to-find-the-correct-word game. It's childish, and it break automatized 
> building process, as in rpm building.
If you are so clever, you can disable this check by modifying the script or
echo'ing the answer into stdin.

> Morevoer, such a change between a release candidate and a final version 
> (along with the fibmap player disparition) is inadequate, where only bugfixes 
> should occurs.
What's the problem with fibmap stuff? It is useless for dvdread, so it isn't
compiled and installed. It is a small bugfix, not a new feature.

> If you really want to add useful features, may i suggest to distinguish 
> between a configuration dir (for codecs and player configuration file) and a 
> data dir (for fonts and skins), as other standards unix apps ?
Patches are always welcomed (and refused hehe).

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

mailto:arpi at thot.banki.hu

More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list