[MPlayer-users] xvid and Divx5 in the same mplayer?
brihall at pcisys.net
Mon Feb 3 01:23:13 CET 2003
On Sun, 02 Feb 2003 15:49:53 -0800
Corey Hickey <bugfood-ml at fatooh.org> wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read
> DOCS/bugreports.html] Brian Hall wrote:
> > Thanks for the reply.
> > I built libavcode as described in codecs.html. Xvid-encoded files
> > play fine with libavcodec/ffmpeg, and so do most divx4 (a couple
> > segfault, but that is a different problem).
> > However, I cannot get libavcodec to decode _any_ Divx5 files
> > (tcprobe -i reveals they are encoded with the "DX50" codec).
> Are you certain that libavcodec is being used? Please post the
> _entire_ output of mplayer when you try to play such a file.
Got it fixed.
I had to remove _all_ traces of divx4/5 from /usr/local (header files
and divx4/5 libraries); then rebuild mplayer with
./configure --enable-largefiles --disable-gcc-checking
--disable-freetype --disable-xvid --disable-divx4linux
to keep it from trying to use divx and to use libavcodec instead. I can
now play divx4, divx5, and xvid encoded video via mplayer + libavcodec.
Thanks for your help.
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