[MPlayer-users] ProRes display on Leopard

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Oct 13 11:46:21 CEST 2010

david BERTRAND <dvd.brtrnd <at> gmail.com> writes:

> I have to run mplayer/mencoder on macos and linux for scripting a process
> with Apple ProRes files.
> 1) With my linux box, a fresh compilation of mplayer-svn (r32438) plays fine
> prores (with -vo X11 in place of opengl)

x11 should never be used if you don't want to do specific x11 testing - either
xv or opengl are recommended if you don't have Nvidia hardware (and the
proprietary driver).


> 4) on osx, ffmpeg, from the same svn, fails to compile. I run the one from
> macport/ffmpeg-devel ( r25102, swscale_rev r32106 ) .

This is expected to work: http://fate.ffmpeg.org/
Ask on ffmpeg-users for help.

> 5) on osx, mencoder crash and return an empty file ( doesn't make sense for
> me, as mencoder need no graphic display).
> Here are the logs (first = prores on osx, second = prores on debian) :
> on leopard /Users/db/Desktop/mplayer -v -vf scale=512:288,format=yuy2 -vo
> quartz -demuxer mov /Users/db/Sequence1prores.mov -v

Why aren't you using the default demuxer? And why are you adding a scale filter
(if the idea is to test why it doesn't work for you)?

> MPlayer UNKNOWN-4.0.1 (C) 2000-2010 MPlayer Team

Could you explain how you get "UNKOWN"? That should be impossible.


> MPlayer interrupted by signal 11 in module: decode_video
> - MPlayer crashed by bad usage of CPU/FPU/RAM.
>   Recompile MPlayer with --enable-debug and make a 'gdb' backtrace and
>   disassembly. Details in
> DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports_what.html#bugreports_crash.
> - MPlayer crashed. This shouldn't happen.
>   It can be a bug in the MPlayer code _or_ in your drivers _or_ in your
>   gcc version. If you think it's MPlayer's fault, please read
>   DOCS/HTML/en/bugreports.html and follow the instructions there. We can't
> and
>   won't help unless you provide this information when reporting a possible
> bug.

And, finally, I fear you will have to read this paragraph...

Carl Eugen

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