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

Chris Phillips chris at thirtythreeandathird.net
Sat May 3 07:39:20 CEST 2003

Hmm, so Gentoo are using the wrong version in their ebuild? Their build 
did used to report that it was still rc5 even though the source is 
downloaded from mplayerhq.hu i *think* I thought they had an old version, 
but they seemed confident it was OK. anyone else found this on Gentoo?



On Fri, 2 May 2003, D Richard Felker III wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> 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.
> Rich
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