[MPlayer-users] [MPLAYER] Cannot play wmv files

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Sat Jun 17 09:42:47 CEST 2006

On Saturday, 17 June 2006 at 07:45, tommmmmm wrote:
> 1. I have 64 bit Linux OS

multilib'd or pure64?

> 2. I have downloaded all codecs from mplayer website ( win32 essentials too
> )

Whatever for? The essential tarbal is sufficient.

> 3. I have tried to install 3 different mplayers:
> 1.0pre7try2
> 1.0pre8
> mplayer from svn checkout
> If I don't use:
> ./configure --target=athlon_xp --cc="gcc -m32" --as="as --32"
> --with-extralibdir=/usr/lib
> then mplayer compiles, but I can't play wmv. If I use above configure
> options (which in theory should enable me to play wmv)

In theory, they should allow you to build 32bit mplayer. Try
$ setarch i686 ./configure ....the rest of the above
$ setarch i686 make

Also make sure you have ALL necessary libraries and corresponding -devel
packages in 32bit versions.


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