[MPlayer-users] chapters, dvdnav and forcedsubsonly

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Thu Feb 28 11:02:41 CET 2008

On Thursday 28 February 2008 01:19:55 Alexander Roalter wrote:
> Some time ago I complained about something with the subtitle
> settings not surviving the chapter break when in dvdnav mode. Now I
> have to correct some of the claims I made: apparently, setting
> -forcedsubsonly on the command (something I have on by default)
> will be active every time a new chapters begins, even if I manually
> set it to visible by pressing the 'F' key. I don't have a DVD
> currently handy where forced subs as they are intended are
> displayed, so i cannot test a.t.m. if it works correct with these,
> i.e. if they are displayed nonetheless... in fact, this would be a
> good time to test out if the star wars DVDs would work finally...
> ....
> hm, doesn't look like it... ok, if i specify sid 10 with dvd, it
> works (though 10 is not listed as available subtitle at the
> beginning), with dvdnav there's still no luck... something besides:
> why are the subtitles printed out with 32 offset with dvdnav? in
> stream_dvdnav.c in the show_chapters... function, 0x20 is
> explicitly added to the sid number? any reason for that?
> at least the AV-sync problem I reported the last time is now gone
> for good. if it weren't for this subtitle thing, I'd be the
> happiest person on the planet... hoping that the patched libdvdnav
> (with support for the newest 'Protection' involving modified
> UDF/ISO filesystems) really works - for a lack of such DVDs i could
> not test it on them yet.

there's a patch pending in mplayer-dev that should fix 
subtitles issues for good

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