[users] MPlayer package questions
gbailey at lxpro.com
Tue Dec 7 14:24:25 CET 2010
Dag Wieers wrote:
> 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 mencoder.
> Fixed !
>> 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.
Not sure either, other than to perhaps patch the stock mplayer.conf
file. With the new build I still have to do the following patch to the
/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf file supplied by mplayer-common:
--- mplayer.conf.bak 2010-12-06 17:47:34.000000000 -0700
+++ mplayer.conf 2010-12-07 06:10:09.000000000 -0700
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@
flip-hebrew = no
# Use fontconfig for font selection
-fontconfig = yes
+#fontconfig = yes
# Default font for unstyled subtitles
font = "Sans"
>> 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,
Yes, encoding with faac works now; maybe it was a build environment
thing earlier? (Is it one of those things where if libfaac isn't found
at build time then support for it isn't compiled in?) Either way, it's
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