[MPlayer-users] dvd:// and -dvd controversy

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon May 5 18:28:00 CEST 2003

On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 09:10:50AM +0200, Fabio Papa wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi list,
> 	I hate to get on again on this consumed subject, but I have to
> because it make me feel I've got something that's not 0.90 final here.
> First of all, I still see 0.90-rc5 at the top of the mplayer/mencoder output
> and this already puzzles me a little, as I verified and the binary I'm 
> using is the one I just compiled from 0.90 sources.
> The second thing is that, just like someone else, my mencoder
> doesn't recognize dvd:// protocol, and it does accept the -dvd option.
> So my question is: isn't there a little possibility that some of the 
> mirrors still has 0.90-rc5 disguised as 0.90?
> Thanks, and excuse me if this is becoming boring...

No. You really have 0.90; Arpi just forgot to change the version
string before making the release, so it says 0.90rc5. And you are
definitely using the wrong mencoder; I've been using mencoder dvd://
... for a long time! Please learn how to manage your system, rm the
old mencoder, and stop this silly argument...


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