[MPlayer-users] mplayer update on FreeBSD ports

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sun Jan 22 22:44:46 CET 2012

Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 <at> yahoo.com> writes:

> > >> When one uses mplayer svn, when is the recommended time to run
> > >> $ svn update
> > >
> > > You have to run configure after each update.
> > 
> > Or is he asking when each day that the svn repository is
> > updated with 
> > new code?
> This is what I am asking, when is it recommended to update sources and
> recompile to reflect the changes upstream?

I did answer the question to the best of my knowledge, but it was cut from the
quote ...

>  weekly, bi-weekly, ..., etc
> So I can keep pace with the development of svn mplayer.
> I understand that I have to run ./configure each time

To make sure there is no misunderstanding: If you decide to update (for example
because you want to report a problem), you have to run configure even if svn up
did not change any file.

Carl Eugen

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