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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 <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
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, hasso%estpak.ee@localhost 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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