[MPlayer-users] libavformat configure option?

Stephen Stocker lpar at par1.net
Thu Apr 22 13:36:14 CEST 2004

>> Hi,
>> I just noticed the "libavformatc" check while running configure. What
>> does it do? I'm assuming I could copy the libavformat directory from
>> ffmpeg to the MPlayer main directory (like the standard libavcodec)
>> to use it, but I have no idea what it's for, and can't find a
>> reference to it in the docs. No big deal, but I got curious!
>AFAIK it isn't documented yet - whether or not it ever will be I don't
>know. MPlayer (and MEncoder) can now use libavformat for demuxing,
>though MEncoder cannot yet use it for muxing (*that* would be nice, but
>it's probably not going to happen anytime soon, unless I get a bug up my
>ass and a minor miracle in programming capability). As for enabling it,
>you are correct - simply copy libavformat/ from the ffmpeg source tree
>to the MPlayer source tree, and compile.
>       The Wanderer

  Oh OK. Thanks, it sounds like it'd be highly useful, although I
  haven't paid much attention to the ffmpeg code.
  Time to recompile and see what it does. :)

  	Take care,

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