[MPlayer-users] mplayer and divx4linux 5.0.5

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu May 29 05:23:06 CEST 2003

On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 01:40:57AM +0200, Felix von Leitner wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> In case nobody noticed, divx4linux-std-20030428.tar.gz is downloadable
> from www.divx.com, and it's divx 5.0.5.  Unfortunately, they changed the
> API so that ve_divx4 does not work.  Even worse, configure does not
> detect divx support (but that is easily fixed).
> I tried hacking around in mplayer but I'm not getting anywhere.
> Is the original author of that code maybe listening and willing to
> upgrade it?  I think we can also remove the xvid-as-divx compatibility
> stuff, it might help clean up the code a little.

How about we dump divx(tm) compatiblity too? Is there any use in it?


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