Subject: re: video codec support?
To: matthew green <>
From: mel kravitz <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/15/2002 08:59:56
Problem i was having is /usr/pkgsrc/graphics/xanim depends on
unsupported win32 codecs for alpha.
Thanks! i just edited /usr/pkgsrc/graphics/ogle Makefile to add -alpha
and installed ogle... need to get a dvd player and test it. 

On Thu, 2002-11-14 at 17:29, matthew green wrote:
>    Hi,
>    For those of us with faster machines running XFree86-4.x, 
>    there is no video codec support in NetBSD. Programs such as mplayer,ogle
>    etc.. are not supported. PWS machines are fine candidates to run these
>    programs.Any hope we can eventually get this support?
> i run mplayer and other people run ogle very successfully on netbsd/macppc.
> there are the occasional video and audio codecs that are only in the 
> win32-codecs package but i can view *most* of my video on the mac that is
> my desktop these days...
> have you tried using mplayer?  perhaps you tried an video with an 
> unsupported codec for non-i386...
> .mrg.