Subject: Re: Font handling in the mplayer package and enable-runtime-cpudetection (was: CVS commit: pkgsrc/graphics/mplayer-share)
To: Bernd Ernesti <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/23/2002 00:19:59
On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 07:33:15PM +0100, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> Why not install
> a default link which can be changed by making the link in ~/.mplayer/font?
> The $HOME link will overwrite the one in $PREFIX.

Good idea. Send me a patch, or commit it yourself.

> And the turning on the --enable-runtime-cpudetection without any way to
> disable it, better only enable it if a flag is set, is also a performance
> thing which should not be done.

This allows us to make binary packages available.
An optional flag to turn it off is a good idea, though, I'll add one.

> Oh, and i forgot one thing about that. It should be converted to use sysctl.
> I made a patch to the current cvs version of mplayer, but didn't had the time to test
> it.
> If someone could do that today, then it could be integrated in the next release
> candidate of mplayer.

Sorry, my computer doesn't have SSE2.


Thomas Klausner -
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