[MPlayer-users] MEncoder CVS Issues

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue May 31 04:58:50 CEST 2005

On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 05:40:33PM -0500, Kichigai Mentat wrote:
> On May 30, 2005, at 02.03, Rich Felker wrote:
> >On Sun, May 29, 2005 at 07:13:59PM -0500, Kichigai Mentat wrote:
> >
> >>>Yes, the problem is that you put the mencoder binary in .mplayer
> >>>directory, and thus it's trying to parse mencoder as a config file.
> >>>
> >>Come again? I'm actually a little confused by that. I honestly have
> >>no idea where this .mplayer directory is. All I know is that mencoder
> >>
> >
> >Under your home directory.
> >
> >
> >>and mplayer (the CVS versions) are in /usr/local/bin/
> >>
> >>>Or...maybe some idiot modified it to look for config files in other
> >>>places (such as the binary dir) on Mac?? :(
> >>>
> >>I don't think so. The binaries are installed in /usr/local/bin which
> >>is not the place most Mac command line apps would be installed,
> >>should I use something like fink or darwin ports.
> >>
> >
> >Did you use any strange options when compiling? i.e. anything but
> >default ./configure.
> I refer you to my original message. But, just in case you have  
> trouble finding it, here's what I used (and yes, all paths are correct):
> ./configure --with-glib-config=/sw/bin/glib-config --with-gtk-config=/ 
> sw/bin/gtk-config --with-sdl-config=/opt/local/bin/sdl-config --with- 
> freetype-config=/usr/X11R6/bin/freetype-config --with-xanimlibdir=/ 
> usr/local/lib/codecs/ --enable-macosx-finder-support --enable- 

I suspect there might be a bug with mencoder when using the osx finder
support.. Can you try compiling without this and see if the problem
goes away?


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