[MPlayer-users] Specify path for a specific codec

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Sun Jan 9 13:00:02 CET 2005

On Sun, Jan 09, 2005 at 11:59:38AM +0100, Michael Prokop wrote:
> is it possible to specify the path of a specific codec when running
> mplayer?  I couldn't find anything in the documentation.
> It's possible to specify the path while compiling mplayer.
> But I'm shipping mplayer on a Linux Live-CD system and due to
> license problems I'm not able to provide all codecs users would like
> to get.
> It would be nice to use it via something like:
> $ mplayer -codec /path/to/codec ...
> So people could use specific codecs I can not ship with the
> distribution via usb sticks for example.
> Is this possible?

Simplest solution probably is to set it while compiling to e.g.
/codecs and tell the user mount/link the right directory there...
Btw. last time I tried MPlayer would/could use the codecs from the
current directory...

Reimar Döffinger

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