[MPlayer-users] configure script patch

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Aug 17 21:16:51 CEST 2005

On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 07:45:37PM +0200, Tomá? Janou?ek wrote:
> Hello,
> Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 11:17:29AM -0400  Rich Felker napsal:
> > libGL.so (or .a, whatever) will probably do. Anyway, GL output is
> > slower and lower quality than normal video overlay, so why even
> > bother?
> As far as I know, GL is the only vo which supports drawing Xft subtitles into
> hw scaled video. Another alternative is only the software scaler. Try watching
> a 40x30 pixel video with subtitles using xv output and you'll understand why
> GL vo is good.

If the video is the small, you can software scale to 640x480 or so..
However, 40x30 sucks to the point of not being watchable. Normal
MPlayer-rendered subs look fine on all reasonable video sizes.


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