[MPlayer-users] Blu-ray and MPlayer

Julian Sikorski belegdol at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 07:32:42 CEST 2014

W dniu 13.08.2014 21:48, Reimar Döffinger pisze:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 07:29:27PM +0200, Ingo Brückl wrote:
>> Having only experience with DVD so far I'm curious how Blu-ray work with
>> MPlayer (considering DRM and such). Is there a noticeable difference to
>> DVD usage?
> Yes, you need either the key for the specific BluRay,
> or a non-revoked host certificate.
> http://vlc-bluray.whoknowsmy.name/ has one, but it is revoked.
> As soon as you put a BluRay more recent than start of this year
> or so in your drive, you will no longer be able to decrypt
> _any_ BluRays, except for those you explicitly know the keys of.
> Stupidly and contrary to any sensible definition of the word
> "cache", the libbluray developers decided to put the decryption
> keys into ~/.cache, so if you want to ensure you'll always be able
> to play your BluRays you now have to make sure to include ~/.cache
> in your backups (which is of course defeating the whole point of
> why ~/.cache was introduced. Keep that in mind as in example for why
> I get a bit grumpy when someone suggests I should go to the effort to make
> MPlayer follow those xdg guidelines).
You can also use MakeMKV's libmmbd:

This way you will be able to decrypt any disc. The issue I have is that
menu support is not existent, which makes the experience less than
optimal. vlc is better in that aspect, but still far from perfect.


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