Subject: RE: mplayer window problems
To: Dave <>
From: Sporleder, Matthew \(CCI-Atlanta\) <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/27/2002 01:41:39
I see the compile-time option of --enable-X11, but is there a way to =
specify X11 rendering when playing?  I did't see it in the man page.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave []
Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2002 1:25 AM
To: Sporleder, Matthew (CCI-Atlanta)
Subject: Re: mplayer window problems

On Wed, 27 Nov 2002, Sporleder, Matthew (CCI-Atlanta) wrote:

> I am running:
> NetBSD 1.6 NetBSD 1.6 (GENERIC_LAPTOP) #0: Sun =
Sep  8 19:55:58 UTC 2002     =
compile/GENERIC_LAPTOP i386
> Using:
> MPlayer 0.90pre10-2.95.3 (C) 2000-2002 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS)
> CPU: Intel Celeron 2/Pentium III Tualatin (Family: 6, Stepping: 1)
> CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
> Compiled with RUNTIME CPU Detection - warning, it's not optimal! To =
get best performance, recompile MPlayer with =
> You added '--' but no filenames presented!
> command line: --version
> I can play movies just fine, but the window has funny behavior.  If I
> try to maximize something over the window, it will take whatever is on
> the screen and just leave that drawn. If I try to shade the mplayer
> window, it will not completely remove the window and I will have
> left-over rows from the movie.
> I have tried this with FVWM, TWM, Windowmaker, and Blackbox.  All of
> them have this issue.  Any ideas?

Mplayer is full of strange behavior.  That one seems to disappear if you
use plain old X11 rendering.  I can't even get it compiled anymore (if
only someone would make a binary package...).

David Griffith