[MPlayer-users] Re: Mplayer TV options

Alban Bedel albeu at free.fr
Sun Apr 20 12:40:27 CEST 2003

Hi Javier Taibo,

on 20 Apr 2003 03:23:25 +0200 you wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read
> DOCS/bugreports.html] Hello,
>   I am trying the CVS version of MPlayer and found a problem that
> doesn't seem to be in the 0.90 tarball. When I do something like the
> following:
> $ mplayer -tv
> on:driver=v4l:width=640:height=480:chanlist=europe-west:channel=23
> in the tarball version works OK, but the CVS one displays this message:
> -tv on is deprecated, use tv:// instead
> I didn't find any information about the "new syntax" in the HTML
> documentation, man page or "mplayer --help". I tried several
> command-line options but with no success.
> Does anybody know what is the right syntax or where to find
> documentation about that new syntax?

I posted a patch for the man page yesterday but seems like no dox
maintainer had the time to review it.

You must use this :
mplayer -tv driver=v4l:width=640:height=480:chanlist=europe-west tv://23
-tv driver=v4l:width=640:height=480:chanlist=europe-west:channel=23 tv://

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