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Re: pkg/38302: Mplayer doesn't play copy-protected DVDs

The following reply was made to PR pkg/38302; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
Subject: Re: pkg/38302: Mplayer doesn't play copy-protected DVDs
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 20:27:50 +0900

 On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 10:15:01AM +0000, wrote:
 > The problem is that mplayer in pkgsrc doesn't use internal dvdread
 > library, but is linked against the external one. The external dvdread
 > library is old, lacks this functionality and isn't maintained any more
 > by upstream AFAICS. Mplayer should use internal dvdread library
 > wherever possible.
 Yeah, because it is the same situation that makes it illegal to obtain
 the mplayer sources in many countries *shrug*. I think it is far easier
 to extract the relevant change, which would help all the other programs
 using libdvdread as well. A larger part of the idff is non-functional
 Do you have a good example of an affected DVD?

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