mplayer / win32-codecs port - fix

byuu san setsunakun0 at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 7 19:31:05 PDT 2004


I see a few posts on mplayer / win32-codecs being broken. I just wanted to 
share how I got it to compile. I unfortunately do not know how to submit a 
fix so that it's corrected in the future, nor the best way to go about it. 
However, I would like to share how I got it to build and install:

cd /usr/ports/multimedia/mplayer
make install
---Failed to obtain win32-codecs
Went to ftp://ftp3.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/
Downloaded win32codecs-20040703.tar.bz2, qt6dlls-20040626.tar.bz2, 
qtextras-20040704.tar.bz2, rp9codecs-20040626.tar.bz2, and 
xanimdlls-20040626.tar.bz2 to /usr/ports/distfiles/win32
Extracted all 5
Renamed the folders to their names sans the dates. So now I have 5 folders 
inside /usr/ports/distfiles/win32: win32codecs, qt6dlls, qtextras, 
rp9codecs, and xanimdlls
Now I recompressed all 5 into .tar.bz2 files.
I now removed the folders and the old tar.bz2's from the folder. I now have 
5 tar.bz2's in this folder: win32codecs.tar.bz2, qt6dlls.tar.bz2, 
qtextras.tar.bz2, rp9codecs.tar.bz2, and xanimdlls.tar.bz2
cd /usr/ports/multimedia/mplayer
make install NO_CHECKSUM=yes
ln -s /usr/ports/multimedia/mplayer/work/MPlayer-0.92.1/mplayer 
/usr/bin/mplayer

And I am now able to use mplayer / win32-codecs like any other application. 
I hope this helps some people. If not, my apologies.

Thanks, byuu

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