[MPlayer-users] Difficulty using an external dvd{nav/read}

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 22:12:17 CET 2013

On 11/13/13, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 01:21:56PM -0700, Roger Pack wrote:
>> Similar to this thread:
>> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.mplayer.user/65253 (the
>> answer at the bottom seems to work for me to be able to use an
>> external dvdnav).
>> It surprised me today, when configuring mplayer, that if I passed it
>> configure options like this:
>> $ ./configure --with-dvdnav-config=/path/to/dvdnav-config
>> It seemed to ignore my directive and still use the internal dvdnav.  I
>> would have thought that if I tell it a dvdnav-config, it would use it.
> I guess that would be possible to implement, but in general all those
> options just set one single variable and it doesn't care whether
> it makes any sense.

Maybe add a warning to configure's help output for that line that
helps to clarify this fact?

>> My other question was...there is a --disable-dvdread-internal and
>> --disable-libdvdcss-internal then no --disable-internal-dvdnav to
>> complement)
> You can't mix internal dvdread with external dvdnav or vice versa as far
> as I know, so that would probably be the reason.

Maybe add a warning to configure's help output like "disabling dvdread
internal also disables dvdnav internal" to help clarify?

>> Also I was a bit confused by the following output:
>> mplayer-checkout-2013-09-11$ ./configure --disable-libdvdcss-internal |
>> grep css
>> Checking for internal libdvdcss ... no
>> Config files successfully generated by ./configure
>> --disable-libdvdcss-internal !
>>     Input: vstream radio tv-v4l1 tv-dshow librtmp live555 nemesi cddb
>> cdda libdvdcss(internal) bluray smb
>> (it says it is still using it libdvdcss(internal), though I believe it
>> isn't).
> I'm fairly sure that's in the "disabled" section.

It was, sorry for the noise.
Many thanks.

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