[users] MPlayer package questions
dag at wieers.com
Tue Dec 7 01:49:13 CET 2010
On Mon, 6 Dec 2010, Greg Bailey wrote:
> 1. It appears that mplayer-common isn't required by mplayer nor mencoder.
> Is that intentional? I took me a couple of minutes to find out what happened
> to the manpages--which I'd consider essential to deciphering mencoder's many
> options. Also things like /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf are part of
> mplayer-common, so it seems like it should be a dependency of mplayer and/or
> 2. Once I figure out that I should install mplayer-common, I get the
> following when using mplayer:
> $ mplayer testfile.flv
> The fontconfig option can't be used in a config file.
> Error parsing option fontconfig=yes at line 123
Not sure what I should build differently.
> 3. After commenting out line 123, when attempting to encode flash video to
> MPEG4, I get:
> $ mencoder -ofps 30000/1001 -af lavcresample=24000 -vf
> harddup,crop=320:128:0:56,scale=368:208 -of lavf \
> -oac lavc -ovc lavc -lavcopts
> aglobal=1:vglobal=1:vcodec=mpeg4:acodec=libfaac \
> -lavfopts format=psp \
> -noskip -skiplimit 1 -mc 0 \
> testfile.flv \
> -o testfile.mp4
> gives MPlayer output, followed by:
> Audio LAVC, couldn't find encoder for codec libfaac.
> I verified that I have the "faac" RPM installed from RPMForge.
lavc means ffmpeg. So apparently ffmpeg is lacking faac, or mplayer
refuses to use that one. I have a new rebuild, please test it when it
comes available. Thanks in advance,
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