[MPlayer-users] Possible bugs with vo_ontop on windows

Ulion ulion2002 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 04:36:48 CET 2007

2007/10/16, Ulion <ulion2002 at gmail.com>:
> 2007/10/16, Simeon Bird <spb41 at cam.ac.uk>:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have had some really strange behaviour on windows with mplayer, see below.
> > This could be a bug in mplayer. It is so odd that I suspect it is my fault
> > somehow, but I thought I'd report it anyway.
> >
> > In my input.conf, there is the following line:
> >
> > T vo_ontop  # toggle video window ontop of other windows
> >
> > This does not allow vo_ontop to be enabled, merely disabled. That is, if
> > vo_ontop is enabled with a command-line option, pressing T disables it.
> > Pressing T again does nothing except display "Stay on top: disabled" in
> > mplayer's OSD. However, splitting this into two lines, as:
> >
> > T vo_ontop
> > ## toggle video window ontop of other windows
> >
> > works fine, if using vo=directx (If using vo=gl2, in windows mode the window
> > shrinks by about 10% each time vo_ontop is enabled, and in addition the
> > previous behaviour is present).
> >
> > This only occurs in windows, but has occured in every svn version of mplayer I
> > have tried (both my own and others compilations) since mplayer 1.0rc1, and has
> > occured for two separate graphics cards, one ATI and one Nvidia. I am using
> > Windows XP SP2, with directx 9.0c. It occurs with every video file I have tried.
> >
> > Simeon
> About the comment at the sameline with the input command defination,
> it's a bug, you found it.
> The comment will be acted as a parameter of the command, an atoi()
> call with the comment as parameter will fail and always got 0, so
> always disable on_top.
> So neither the input.conf need to be adapted to avoid comment follows
> command in the same line, or let the parse code identity the comment
> and ignore it. I will make a patch for this.

Fixed in svn r24906.


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