[MPlayer-users] (cpudetection in rpm packages) Newbie question disabling run time

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Tue Aug 26 18:58:37 CEST 2003

On Tuesday, 26 August 2003, zimon at iki.fi wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 05:30:15PM +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > Have you tried the official RPMs?
> Yes. They crash on my system always.
> The automatic detection system thinks PentiumPro is fully P6-type 
> processor, when in fact it is missing something needed in fastmemcpy().
> I think that is the reason. I reported the bug here on this list about
> one week ago also. (--disable-fastmemcpy or --whithout fastmemcpy helps)

Ah, yes. Now I remember.

> Also ready made rpm binaries usually do not have all the options
> compiled in;

True. We tried to keep external dependencies minimal.

> usually one or many of the following supports are missing: 

Let's see how the official RPMs come out...

> joystick,

Never tried, although I do have the hardware (i.e. a joystick), so I
suppose I could work this out (and have a working "--with joystick"

> live.com,

Never tried and - as you said - a real bitch. :)

> fbdev

It's compiled in.

> directfb

Never tried. I guess I could work on that.

> libfame

What for? Last I heard it was obsoleted by lavc (and removed in

> lzo

Never tried. Shouldn't be too hard to make it work.

> aalib

--with aalib

> libdv

Never tried. I may get to it eventually.

> xvid

--with xvid

MPlayer RPMs maintainer: http://www.piorunek.pl/~dominik/linux/pkgs/mplayer/
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