[MPlayer-users] MPlayer on OSX (was: Re: None)

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Wed Apr 23 17:50:02 CEST 2003

Steven M. Schultz wrote:
> 	If I can find a supplier of "copious free time" I'll try to
> 	come up with some hints/tips about getting MPlayer to build/run
> 	on OS/X
> 	The problem was not with getting MPlayer to build - that part
> 	was painless.   Where I ran into difficulties was in the various
> 	libraries/packages needed (libdv, libfaad2, and so on) - some of
> 	those are fairly difficult to get built.  
> 	Fortunately libSDL is a 'native OS/X' package so it is not
> 	necessary to install XFree86.

These are exactly the kinds of hints I am looking for.  Basically 
everything that has to be done after downloading the sources to watch 
some movies and that is specific to OSX.  As OSX has no X11 by default I 
assume that a few extra steps are necessary.


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