Unable to get OSD (and probably subtitles) in MPlayer

Fred Woods fred at comment.icecreamhasnobones.org
Sun Aug 31 15:43:48 UTC 2008

On Sun 08/08/31 09:52 , "Lars Stokholm" lars.stokholm at gmail.com sent:
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Lars Stokholm lars.
> stokholm at gmail.com> wrote:> On un, Aug 31, 2008 at 2:14 AM, Fred
> Woods> fred at comment.icecreamhasnobones.org> wrote:>> Check to see if you have libiconv in
> /usr/lib>> and in /usr/local/lib.
> >
> > It's in /usr/local/lib.
> >
> >> Also check to see if you have the
> includes>> in /usr/include and /usr/local/include.
> >
> > iconv.h is in /usr/local/include.
> >
> >> Assuming you built from ports, you can
> run>> make/gmake in the port's work/program
> dir>> and look at the config.log for more
> details.>
> > I'm sure you're getting closer, but I don't know
> what to conclude from> the log (I'm not a programmer). Here's the relevant
> part of> configure.log: http://pastebin.com/f2da9c467>
> > Obviously it can't find iconv.h. I don't know why,
> though. I'm> guessing that '-I...' is a reference to
> /usr/local/include, so> everything should be fine...?

This will get you past the iconv problems:
cd /usr/ports/multimedia/mplayer
make clean
make CFLAGS=-I/usr/local/include LDFLAGS=-liconv
make install

-liconv is dash lower ell iconv

-I the I needs to be upper case

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