[MPlayer-users] Gmplayer doesn't use the gui

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Apr 22 16:46:05 CEST 2004

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 04:15:39AM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> >On Wednesday, 21 April 2004 at 21:15, dooblem wrote:
> >
> >>Hi everybody !
> >>i'm running with MPlayer v1.0pre3try2
> >>I've a little problem with gmplayer... when I launch :
> >>$ gmplayer
> >>
> >>no problem, the gui starts, but when I open a film with the gui,
> >>the film starts decoding, but in another window, as if it was
> >>launched by the mplayer command from the console.
> >
> >If I understand you correctly, this is how it's supposed to work. How
> >would you have it otherwise?
> At a guess, he expects it to open in the GUI window itself - that being
> the way most Windows players do it (in fact I remember having used only
> one which didn't, the then-latest(-free) QuickTime Player). Never having
> tried or otherwise seen the MPlayer GUI, I'd have expected much the same
> myself; I can imagine why it wouldn't be done that way, but the
> assumption doesn't seem unreasonable.

Because that's not the way libvo works. In fact with some vo's it's
impossible to use the same window.


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