[MPlayer-users] MPlayer compile failed...

Alexander Strasser eclipse7 at gmx.net
Sat Feb 17 23:16:06 EET 2018

Hi all!

On 2018-02-17 09:38 +1100, andrew wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 04:16:59PM -0800, Scott W. Larson wrote:
> > The top of trunk version of ffmpeg hasn't compiled in weeks. The
> > workaround I'm using is to use the last released version.
> I eventually succeeded with 3.4 after working at 3.4.2 for a while. I
> noted some difficulty with openjpeg before I disabled it with 3.4...

Yeah, there were some problems with OpenJPEG support, I fixed it so
things will work with FFmpeg git master. But unfortunately as you and
others noticed, building with internal FFmpeg is currently broken.

> > Would it make sense for the mplayer build to pull a specific version
> > of ffmpeg instead of top of trunk?
> It saddens me a little that I have had to use the release version as I
> have built MPlayer for many, many years from svn and always with the
> FFmpeg head. Nevertheless I am grateful to still have this fine
> application available to me..

I am planning to look into it tomorrow. So hopefully it will work
again soon.

Apart from that, simply trying to build against external FFmpeg
should be always worth a try.


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