[MPlayer-users] configure script patch

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Aug 19 03:56:19 CEST 2005

On Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 08:32:08AM -0600, Kevin DeKorte wrote:
> On Thursday 18 August 2005 07:36 am, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > Depends. Especially since OpenGL tends to get better and better, whereas
> > XV support with some drivers is even deterioration (the number of people
> > getting only a blue screen instead of a video until they reboot the
> > computer seems to be ever growing).
> On ATI hardware (xorg and ATI drivers) xv is limited to 1 head. So if I have a 
> laptop and I am using an external monitor at one location and not at another. 
> Xv is not a good choice since I have to reconfigure my X server depending on 
> what monitor I am using to show xv on. X11 has been the only reasonable 
> fallback for me, with the improvements to the gl driver I now have another 
> option, which I appreciate.

You should be aware, X11 tears. GL may too...


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