[MPlayer-users] mplayer update on FreeBSD ports
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 28 04:55:44 CET 2012
--- On Fri, 1/27/12, Thomas Zander <thomas.e.zander at googlemail.com> wrote:
> From: Thomas Zander <thomas.e.zander at googlemail.com>
> Subject: Re: [MPlayer-users] mplayer update on FreeBSD ports
> To: "MPlayer usage questions, feature requests, bug reports" <mplayer-users at mplayerhq.hu>
> Cc: "Antonio Olivares" <olivares14031 at yahoo.com>
> Date: Friday, January 27, 2012, 7:08 AM
> On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 17:14,
> Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at yahoo.com>
> > What exactly do you mean update the system?
> > It is up to date via ports. Do you mean update to
> It is probably best for you to first understand what FreeBSD
> is. There
> are two conceptually *different* things:
> 1) The base system (that is, kernel and some user land
> shipped by the FreeBSD project)
> 2) The ports collection (user land programs from somewhere
> Important to know is that *both* are developed continuously,
> and you
> should update *both*.
> Please read this in order to get an idea of how it works:
> Then upgrade your base system to whatever branch you want
> (any recent
> stable/8, stable/9 or current will do) and then your ports,
I have done this several times, but sometimes I fsck things up :(
and I prefer not to do this, unless I really have to. At work I have an amd64 machine updated to 9.0-STABLE and an 8.2-RELEASE-p2 amd64 one, but If I try to buildworld and buildkernel, I run out of space, and I can't get anywhere :( On those machines mplayer is running fine and I use mplayer from ports. But on this machine, I removed the mplayer port
and updated mplayer with svn update command. I had then installed from source and had run mplayer svn. I updated some ports and then left it at that. I have a cron script that plays music so I can get up and go to work and it failed. I checked and I got the lib-***.so error.
I have updated svn and reconfigured, and recompiled and now I am in better shape.
I will try to keep up mplayer updated via svn and in case I run into problems(with mplayer official freebsd ports), I will let you know.
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