[MPlayer-users] codec installation

Catalin Muresan catalin.muresan at astral.ro
Tue Apr 8 17:20:00 CEST 2003

On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 11:12:40AM -0400, Andrew Hume wrote:
 > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
 > despite really trying, i cannot figure out where i am supposed to install codecs.
 > there is a hint that win32 codecs should be in /usr/lib/win32, although
 > i would expect that in that case, teh directory in the windows
 > codecs tarfile to bin win32, and it isn't. and this seems an unlikely
 > candidate for all teh other codecs. and /etc/mplayer/codecs.conf
 > contains no pathnames.

	install them in /usr/lib/win32 (the files directly in that dir, no
subdirs) and make /usr/local/lib/win32 a symlink to that dir.

 > could someone please advise me of teh actual commands you need to install
 > the codecs (assuming i have the *.tar.bz2 files in hand)?
 > thanks.
 > p.s. please reply to my email; i do not subscribe to this mailing list.
 > -- 
 > Andrew Hume  (best -> Telework) +1 732-886-1886
 > andrew at research.att.com  (Work) +1 973-360-8651
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 Catalin Muresan
 Internet Department
 Technology Engineer

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