[MPlayer-users] status of dvd:// and -dvd

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat May 3 01:30:54 CEST 2003

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 11:26:11PM +0100, Chris Phillips wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Howdy,
> A bunch of people here have mentioned that the -dvd option doesn't work 
> any longer, and they need to use dvd:// instead... but -dvd still works 
> fine for me, and isn't implemented at all in mencoder afaik. What's the 
> deal? why can some people use it and others can't?

Because you're using an old version of mplayer. BTW, it's the same for
mplayer and mencoder. If you find it works with one but not the other,
you probably have an old version of one lying around that you're
running instead of the current version.


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