[MPlayer-users] Encrypted DVD libcss

Gjermund G. Thorsen gjermund at comitas.no
Sat Mar 15 14:36:01 CET 2003

I think that if you read the newest piece of documentation you will 
realize that there is a decss included in MPlayer.
And there should not be a reason to play around with those old libs.


On lørdag, mar 15, 2003, at 13:58 Europe/Oslo, Konstantinos Blatzonis 

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read 
> DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hello to all mplayer-users!
> There is an problem with encrypted DVD (or VOBs). I installed 
> libdvdcss-0.0.1
> how it was recomended in the DOCs for Old-Style Encryption DVD and 
> recompield
> after running configure script Mplayer (0.90rc4). Than I tried to play 
> the
> VOBs and I get the same errormessage, when you have not installed 
> libcss.
> "Encrypetd file[...]"
> The option -csslib is not avaliable in mplayer when autodetect of 
> libcss by
> ./configure failed. I editet the configure file and set option CSS to 
> yes.
> After that I recompiled and option -csslib was avaliable. I gave the 
> full
> path to it of libdvdcss.so but I get now the errormessage: Encrypted 
> stream,
> but you did not request authentication.
> So what now. I found in the cd-dvd.html, you have to set enviroment
> DVD_CSS_METHOD [key|title|...]. But what is ment by that? I tried with 
> setenv
> and every avaliable option, but I get ever the same errormessage.
> Is libdvdcss.so not the same as libcss.so? Could changing the configure
> script just fake libcss suppurt? Do I misunderstand anything?
> I would be very thankfull if someone could help me on that. Maybe 
> someone has
> an step by step solution for this problem.
> Thanks in advance
> Kosta
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