Multimedia/player: negative side-effect of PR ports/119593?

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at
Mon Feb 4 15:36:22 PST 2008


Today I updated mplayer on one of my machines, using portupgrade b(after cvsup'ing my ports).
After the update, I get this message when playing AVI files:
"Compiler did not align stack variables. Libavcodec has been"
"                                 miscompiled"
"and may be slow or crash. This is not a bug in libavcodec,"
"but a bug in the compiler. You may try recompiling using gcc>=4.2."
"     Do not report crashes to FFmpeg developers"

Indeed, mplayer is slow, it drops frames on any / all AVI files now.
mplayer did not have problems before I upgraded it.

To me, it looks like this is a side effect of PR ports/119593. Or am I wrong here?

I will try to downgrade the port to before ports/119593, to see if that helps.
Should I send-pr this problem? I have no idea what a correct fix for this problem would be.

My system is:
root at kg-quiet# uname -a
FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE #20: Thu Jan 24
00:42:47 CET 2008     root at

And it has gcc 4.2.3 installed:
root at kg-quiet# portversion -v | grep gcc
gcc-4.2.3_20080130          =  up-to-date with port 
gcc-ooo-3.4.1_3             =  up-to-date with port 
gccmakedep-1.0.2            =  up-to-date with port 
Torfinn Ingolfsen

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