[MPlayer-users] Stupid "programmer" tricks
john q public
public at pitchblende.org
Wed Jan 16 07:10:18 CET 2008
A while back (12-20-07) I tried to build rc2. As a LFS user I was bit
disturbed by the
"your distro is old" type replies to failed builds. It so happens my
"distro" isn't a plug
and play affair. Maybe it should be as I waste a lot of time but there
you have it.
That said it so happens that when I:
1. Installed the lastest giflib
2. Replaced /usr/include/netinet/in.h with rev 1.24
3. Replaced /usr/include/arpa/inet.h with rev 1.14 (this is using
For whatever reason I used GCC 4.2.2 to compile this Frankenstein horror.
It all compiled very nicely. Do I think this was a sensible thing to do?
Will I be happy if I have a functional MPlayer? Yes.
Clearly its time to leave the stone age and rebuild my system but its
not a five minute
job. Meanwhile I'm proud of my efforts to hang on to my beloved but all
too old LFS
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