mplayer on alpha?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Nov 5 12:40:04 PST 2003

On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 02:57:55PM +0000, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> Thomas E. Zander <riggs at> wrote:
> > could somebody please verify/falsify that multimedia/mplayer builds
> > successfully on alpha platform?
> > In pr/50844 there are building problems mentioned and I'd like to know
> > if these flaws still persist or if the pr can be closed.
> I tried to build it on -CURRENT/alpha.
> The good news is that the problem from PR 50844 doesn't exist any
> longer.
> The bad news is that it still fails.  Linking of mencoder (the
> complete command line is a bit long) aborts:
> cc: Internal error: Segmentation fault (program ld)
> There are also numerous LP64 warnings "cast to pointer from integer
> of different size" that make me skeptic that the program would work,
> even if it built.

It sort-of runs on sparc64, except the colors are all wrong.

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