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

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon May 5 09:01:54 CEST 2003

On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 11:41:11PM +0100, Chris Phillips wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > > fair enough, but then it's not valid in mencoder, which seems strange... 
> > > is there a specific reason that dvd:// is not in mencoder whatsoever? 
> > > doesn't seem too consistent.
> > 
> > you mess up sth, the demuxer code is common between mplayer and mencoder, so
> > they must behave the same way, it's impossible to be different in the same
> > version (compiled from same source).
> oh no, i just mean the actual syntax. 
> mencoder dvd://1 -ovc copy -oac copy
> -----
> Unknown protocol 'dvd'
> Unable to open URL: dvd://1
> I can't see any logical principle why that shouldn't work

Like I said, this means you have an old version of mencoder installed
somewhere that's getting run instead of the modern one!! Type "which
mencoder" and rm it.


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