Subject: Re: Mplayer and codecs.conf
To: Urban Boquist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 10/01/2002 13:32:00
On Tue, 1 Oct 2002 13:18:14 +0200
Urban Boquist <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Are you sure that message is really a fatal one? I get it too, but it
> doesn't seem to be fatal, everything works after it. I haven't tested
> pre8 though.
Yes it is. Mplayer does not want to continue if codecs.conf is missing.
> I had another problem recently though. I tried to run mplayer on a
> different system than it was compiled on, and then I couldn't get it
> to work until I rebuilt it on the machine I was running it on. I don't
> remember the exact details, but it seemed to be a problem with the
> detected cpu capabilities (MMX etc.). Somehow it checked for them
> during build time and then failed if they weren't present during
Well, mplayer developers recommend not to distribute binary packages,
as they rely on actual cpu features. It is normal that it does not work
in other machines.
HispaBSD admin - http://www.HispaBSD.org
For the developer - http://buildtool.sourceforge.net
Julio Merino <email@example.com>