[MPlayer-users] turning off gui

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon May 12 13:38:54 CEST 2003

On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 01:14:28PM +0000, Diego Zuccato wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Arpi wrote:
> > it was kept for debugging, as gdb follows symlinks so you cannot debug the
> > gui with 'gdb gmplayer'
> And hard- instead of sym- linking ?

Agree, this is a stupid reason for keeping it. We could use hard
links, or someone wishing to run in the debugger could just make a
copy of the binary named gmplayer...

> > but it is not for end-users, for sure.
> ROFLASTC :-) That happens when users RTFM... They learn what they
> souldn't :-)

At least gui=yes should not be in the fine manual...


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