[MPlayer-users] Re: Recoring this *.ram to WAV with mplayer works while logged in but not from at.

Adam Funk a24061 at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 13 22:17:53 CEST 2006

On 2006-04-13, Corey Hickey <bugfood-ml at fatooh.org> wrote:
> Adam Funk wrote:
>> On 2006-04-13, Corey Hickey <bugfood-ml at fatooh.org> wrote:
>>>> Good points. I'll probably try it when I get round to compiling
>>>> mplayer myself.
>>> If you do, be sure to uninstall your non-packaged mplayer before 
>>> installing the deb package. Having two versions installed at the same 
>>> time can trick you.
>> If they have the same package name, shouldn't installing the package
>> (with the higher version number) remove the old one?
> Yes, but not if your current mplayer installation is from a manual 'make 
> install' -- then it won't be in a package and apt/dpkg won't know 
> anything about it. If you don't 'make uninstall' your non-packaged 
> mplayer, you'll end up with /usr/local/bin/mplayer and /usr/bin/mplayer 
> at the same time, which is a recipe for confusion unless you 
> specifically intend to do it that way and are aware of which binary 
> you're running.

Oh, of course.  I was only thinking about the case where the old one
was a package.

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