[MPlayer-users] Sound or picture - not both

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Sep 10 00:02:53 CEST 2004

On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 11:21:24PM +0200, Torinthiel wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 11:04:29PM +0200, Steve Mansfield wrote:
> > BTW, when I type 'mplayer' from the command line, I get a message saying that 
> > the program can't find the codec config file at /usr/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf 
> > or at ~/.mplayer/codecs.conf and that it's using the built-in default 
> > codecs.conf.
> This is correct. You can override built-in settings with either of
> these, but it is rarely needed. In fact, quite often in documentation it
> is mentioned that wrong usage of these files can lead to problems.
> Torinthiel

can we move all these idiotic "cannot find file" messages up to
verbose level? they endlessly confuse newbies, they're way too long
for 80-column display, and they just spam the output and make it hard
to read. imnsho they're also obsolete.


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