[MPlayer-users] Video clip (.avi) from camera works with windows media player but fails with mplayer

Jaime re2824 at safe-mail.net
Fri Feb 11 12:44:42 CET 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 11:32 +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 04:00:32AM +0000, Jaime wrote:
> > Rieimar has suggested using CVS, but you are not using CVS (and the clip
> > is OK for you), so I do not think that this is necessary.
> Don't think too much I usually know quite well what I'm saying
> especially if I fixed the bug.

Ooops! Well at least that gives me a chance to say, to one of mplayer's
developers: "Thank you very much"! :-) One of the things I love the most
about "free"/"open source" is getting the chance to talk to people who
write excellent software (I didn't get a reply out M$ in 5 years of

> It should not happen with vanilla pre6 and _internal_ libavcodec - but
> maybe you are using dynamic linked libavcodec (ldd <path to mplayer>/mplayer will tell)?
> Or they "customized" the packages a bit too much.

"ldd /usr/bin/mplayer | grep libavcodec" gives:
libavcodec-cvs.so => /usr/lib/libavcodec-cvs.so (0x4003c000)

This shared library comes from the libavcodeccvs package at:
(and its version field says: Version: 2:20050208-0.0)

I'm happy to wait until the next release of the shared library is
available from Mr Marillat. Reimar: once again, thank you.

Jaime :-)

> Greetings,
> Reimar Döffinger
> _______________________________________________
> MPlayer-users mailing list
> MPlayer-users at mplayerhq.hu
> http://mplayerhq.hu/mailman/listinfo/mplayer-users

More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list