[MPlayer-users] codec installation
catalin.muresan at astral.ro
Wed Apr 9 08:28:08 CEST 2003
09:01:06 [cnn(pts/4)$,0,~] strings `which mplayer` | grep lib/win32
i admit i haven't looked at the code but i remember having a very
good reason for making the symlink.
On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 03:41:18PM -0400, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> 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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