[MPlayer-users] WMV videos (all?) crash on my system, MPlayer CVS 2003.08.24
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Tue Aug 26 19:54:39 CEST 2003
On Tuesday, 26 August 2003, zimon at iki.fi wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 02:54:19AM +0300, zimon at iki.fi wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > All WMV-videos seem to crash on my RH9 (PentiumPro) system with
> > MPlayer CVS version taken 2003.08.24 from MPlayerHQs. I also have
> > fresh win32codecs.tar.bz intalled from MPHQ.
> Solved. I noticed my .spec file for win32codecs.tar.bz was stripping
> the DLLs when making the binary rpm so the DLL-files got corrupted.
> Rather interesting strip(1) tries to strip MS Windows executables which
> are not in ELF format.
> Corrected. A couple fairly undocumented rpm tricks are there, mainly how
> to prevent stripping and building a debuginfo package in rpm >= v4.x
> < http://www.iki.fi/zimon/public/rpm_specs/win32codecs.spec >
Yep. That's why I did something similar in my codecs package.
MPlayer RPMs maintainer: http://www.piorunek.pl/~dominik/linux/pkgs/mplayer/
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