[MPlayer-users] I thought the CVS releases were stable?

Richard Thrippleton ret28 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 21 18:13:02 CET 2002

On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 10:21:48AM +0200, lanzz at lanzz.org wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Kenneth Crudup wrote:
> > I can't find it now (don't remember if it was on the webpage or in the DOCS),
> > but I *swear* I saw a quote by someone that said something akin to "hey,
> > at least *our* CVS snapshots compile".
> > 
> > Ah well, being a fellow SWDev I figured that was a lofty goal to set on a
> > multi-user build. :-)
> mplayer cvs is surprisingly reliable. i've been using cvs snapshots almost
> since i ever started using mplayer, and although i don't compile it every
> day and i know that sometimes the snapshots turn out to be broken, i still
> haven't stumbled upon a broken one. i guess building the daily cvs snapshots
> is an automated process and not somebody who checks every day whether cvs
> compiles and rolls out a snapshot, so it seems this is the real quality
> of the mplayer cvs :)
	Well, comparing cvs and 0.60, the libavcodec directory is entirely
reamed out (so I can't use ffmpeg decoding). Is the disavowal of ffmpeg a
permanent state of affairs? (need it to decode Div fuckingl33tproprietarywarezshite X;) )

Richard 'aj' Thrippleton
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