[MPlayer-users] Issue playing opus audio
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Mon Nov 14 13:54:25 EET 2016
On Sun, 13 Nov 2016 22:42:17 +0100
Alexander Strasser <eclipse7 at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 2016-11-11 11:37 +0100, wm4 wrote:
> > On Thu, 10 Nov 2016 20:48:26 +0100
> > Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at greysector.net> wrote:
> > > Dear Илья,
> > >
> > > On Tuesday, 08 November 2016 at 02:56, Илья Валеев wrote:
> > > > Hello!
> > > > I'm trying to play opus audio with mplayer. When I open file, mplayer
> > > > return this:
> > > [...]
> > > > It does not matter for me how to open file: with libopus or with ffmpeg.
> > > > Can you tell me please, how to configure system to play opus encoded files?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Debian 8 x64
> > > > mplayer2 2.0-728-g2c378c7-4+b1 amd64 from debian repositories
> > >
> > > This is not MPlayer, but a fork called mplayer2 and is not supported
> > > here. You can open a bug report in Debian BTS for this package.
> > >
> > > If you want the real MPlayer, please use either latest MPlayer SVN
> > > snapshot or MPlayer-1.3.0 release.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Dominik
> > mplayer2 is dead. It seems at least in Debian unstable, mplayer2
> > redirects to mpv - which I'm not sure how much sense that makes,
> > because mpv is fully rebranded and has different binary name and
> > configuration location.
> Talking about the Debian decision:
> IIRC there is a symlink now addressing the binary name. Not sure if
> it's such a good thing.
> "Redirecting" to mpv was supposed to be a suggestion by uau himself.
> I too thought it would make more sense to switch mplayer2 users to mpv,
> as it probably contains more mplayer2 specific functionality than MPlayer.
> On a second thought I am not sure it was truly a bright idea, because
> it could as well be that most mplayer2 users just wanted to have the newest
> version of MPlayer and so got mplayer2 on their systems as it sounds just
> like that. I have no clue if that's the case, but I suspect a at least a
> somewhat split audience along that lines.
> Dunno what's best...
Maybe they should just have made "mplayer" from the transition package
show an error message, with suggestions which packages can be installed
to get alternative players...
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