[MPlayer-users] dvd:// and -dvd controversy
f.papa at mcmspa.it
Tue May 6 07:53:01 CEST 2003
On Monday 05 May 2003 19:46, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 06:32:39PM +0200, Fabio Papa wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > On Monday 05 May 2003 18:28, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> > > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read
> > > DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > >
> > > 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...
> > Sorry to become silly, but I actually do know how to administer my
> > system. I don't know why I am experiencing this behaviour, but as I
> > changed to cvs snapshot, I did have the expected behaviour coming.
> > So you can't say I'm using an old release, since the cvs _is_ working.
> > My problem is that 0.90 isn't working as expected. And I am _sure_
> > I'm using the right executable. Now, this is not a problem at all, since
> > I will continue to use -dvd flawlessly, I just don't like critics to my
> > skills when there's no proof of that.
> Apologies, Arpi informed me that some bug in 0.90 is keeping dvd://
> from working with mencoder. Very strange. AFAIK, this bug was never
> present in the CVS branch. Sorry for the unjustified criticisms. :(
There is no problem at all :) I only wanted to clear this thing that
was driving me crazy! Thank you very much for your input.
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