[MPlayer-users] Re: Debian build fails with current CVS

Sven Hartge hartge at ds9.argh.org
Tue Jan 8 18:18:51 CET 2002

Dariusz Pietrzak <dariush at ajax.umcs.lublin.pl> wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]

>> I think the codecs.conf and default/example mplayer.conf should go
>> into /etc/mplayer/ and not into /usr/share/mplayer, since both are
>> config files which belong into /etc, IMO.

> You are of course right.


codecs.conf is now in /etc/mplayer/, but mplayer still searches for its
codecs.conf in /usr/share/mplayer

This little patch should solve this:

Index: debian/rules
RCS file: /cvsroot/mplayer/main/debian/rules,v
retrieving revision 1.30
diff -u -r1.30 rules
--- debian/rules        5 Jan 2002 19:35:01 -0000       1.30
+++ debian/rules        8 Jan 2002 17:10:21 -0000
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@
        # Add here commands to configure the package.
-       ./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-gui $(DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS)
+       ./configure --prefix=/usr --confdir=/etc/mplayer --enable-gui $(DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS)
        touch configure-stamp


Letzte Worte eines Do-it-youself-Mechanikers: Das müsste halten.

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