Subject: Re: MPEG 4 players
To: Oleg Polianski <>
From: Kevin Sindhu <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/13/2001 22:11:46
On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 01:10:54PM +1200, Oleg Polianski penned:
> Kevin Sindhu <> writes:

>>  Mplayer does not work with NetBSD. Its riddled with #ifdefs, and the code's
>>  pretty ugly the last time I checked. However, they do have new support for
>>  FreeBSD IIRC.

>  Well, actually it does work.  It's pretty easy to get it compiled, it works
>  just fine except for a couple of things like using of xvideo/dga extensions
>  in XFree86 4.x series and, of course, video CD stuff does not work. I'm
>  currently trying to understand what is wrong with xvideo/dga and probably
>  will think about vcd.

Oh excellent!! Last time I tried it I was unable to get it even
compiled. It'll be great to have it in our pkg tree!


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