[MPlayer-users] small feature request: add git

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 18 19:19:00 CET 2013

On 7/12/12, Roger Pack <rogerdpack2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There is git://git.mplayerhq.hu/mplayer but there is no point
>> in pull request because
>> a) you're supposed to send the patches to the list anyway
>> b) there's no point in pulling into a git repo when it needs to
>> end up in the main SVN.
> My latest thought re: git and mplayer
> Iss that it would be nice to use some git repository as the
> "canonical" repository (instead of svn) so that it could use git
> submodules and thus be able to "freeze" the ffmpeg dir to certain
> "known working" revisions.  Then it would always compile instead of
> allowing ffmpeg to (at times) break it.

Or possibly add a file that indicates a known working revision of
ffmpeg for that version of mplayer.
It's a bit frustrating to have to mix and match them at times to try
and see if you can find one that works, and configure doesn't checkout
a specific git revision, so it's blind currently.
Thank you.

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