[MPlayer-users] vesa support no longer found

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Aug 27 06:14:08 CEST 2005

On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 07:00:45PM -0400, Robert Henney wrote:
> The current cvs (dev-CVS-050826-17:26-3.3.5) does not appear to find
> vesa support on my system.  This is not necessarily wrong, as forcing
> with "--enable-vesa" and then attempting to build fails with many
> undefined errors in vo_vesa.c.
> What I find strange is that using a cvs snapshot from 21 days ago,
> configure does find vesa support on my system and "vesa" appears in the
> resulting binary's "-vo help" output and "mplayer -vo vesa ..." works.
> I guess what I'm trying to find out is whether mplayer's vesa support
> has been migrated to different/newer vesa libraries than what I have
> over the last couple weeks, or if configure somehow lost the ability
> to find the vesa libraries it once was able to.
> Debian stable on ia32.  configure run without any options (except when
> trying the one test with "--enable-vesa").
> here is the output of "set +v +x" wrapped around the vesa detection
> code in the current cvs configure, which may contain clues.
> echocheck "VESA support"
> + echocheck 'VESA support'
> + echo '============ Checking for VESA support ============'
> + echo -n 'Checking for VESA support ... '
> Checking for VESA support ... if test "$_vesa" = auto ; then
>   cat > $TMPC << EOF
>   _vesa=no
>   cc_check -lvbe -llrmi && _vesa=yes
> fi

Read the vesautils update on the homepage. I think you need to
download and install that stuff before compiling mplayer with vesa
support, now.


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