[MPlayer-users] codec installation
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Apr 8 21:41:18 CEST 2003
On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 06:20:00PM +0300, Catalin Muresan wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> 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.
IMO putting them in /usr/lib is silly. Just put them in /usr/local/lib
(if you need them at all) and they should work fine. (Where work fine
means decode divx really slowly and crash on broken files. :))
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