[MPlayer-users] Mplayer crashes when trying to play mp4 and mencoder produces garbage output when trying to transcode it

Jonathan Busby jonathanbusby at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 01:03:11 CET 2013

On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 8:10 AM, Reimar Döffinger
<Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 02, 2013 at 03:53:03PM -0600, Jonathan Busby wrote:
>> Here's the WinDbg output :
> That's no help, it doesn't understand gcc debug info, you would
> have to use gdb.

gdb wouldn't help in this case anyway since this build of Mplayer does
not have any debug symbols
and I can't find the exact same build that was built with  --enable-debug .

> In addition according to the printouts MPlayer crashes while scanning
> the system fonts, which is not code in MPlayer itself but (if I remember
> correctly) fontconfig.
> So the fontconfig version you use seems to have a major bug.

Seems it does -- it crashes when trying to play any video.


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