[MPlayer-users] Problem with QT video from pbs.org

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Tue Sep 1 17:53:48 CEST 2009

On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 05:24:37PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 05:07:14PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 08:10:30AM -0600, Kevin DeKorte wrote:
> > > Well nice to know that this a reference file. I guess I'll get to work
> > > on creating a parser for that crap in gecko-mediaplayer.
> > 
> > See libmpdemux/demux_mov.c, line 460 (parsing the rdrf atom).
> > The code is there to handle (some of) it, it is just not working
> > well and generally has lots of issues (e.g. it really should only work
> > with -playlist and then it should really follow all of those references).
> Ah, I forgot: the problem with the very first file in the chain is that
> it also contains a gif image, in which case MPlayer does not even try to
> follow the references but instead displays the single gif...

With latest SVN this is actually the only issue (well, and depending on
your view the fact that MPlayer now plays all three variants of the
video one after the other).
I.e. mplayer
now works.

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