What the hell is going on with mplayer?
rotkaps_spam_trap at gmx.de
Thu Jul 13 16:48:17 UTC 2006
Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at Leidinger.net> wrote:
> Quoting Heino Tiedemann <rotkaps_spam_trap at gmx.de> (from Thu, 13 Jul
> 2006 15:23:07 +0200):
>> I just wanted to so a simple »portupgrade mplayer-gtk«, and see what
>> ** Detected a package name change: mplayer-gtk (multimedia/mplayer)
>> -> 'mplayer-gtk2-esound' (multimedia/mplayer)
>> What a surprise, name change. Not mentioned in UPDATING
> Does it needs to be mentioned? portupgrade is able to handle it
> without *special* instructions in UPDATING.
Well, okay. this is not necessary.
But all the new kobs (specially the new defaults!) should be
>> ===> Cleaning for linux-realplayer-10.0.7.785.20060201
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ WHAT?!
> This was already answered...
>> ===> Cleaning for nvidia-driver-1.0.8762
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ WHAT?!
> Don't know.
>> ===> Cleaning for x264-0.0.20060621
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ INSTABLE STUFF!?
> Do you ask because it has a zero version number, or because you know
> about instabilities?
>> ===> Cleaning for linux_base-fc-4_6
>> I am using FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE no Linux.
> A requirement for the linux-realplayer.
>> ===> Cleaning for rpm2cpio-1.2_2
>> Why RPM?
> Needed by the linux stuff, we fetch binary RPMs and install the files in them.
>> ===> Cleaning for linux-gtk2-2.6.10
>> Whats Wring with FreeBSD gtk2?
> Nothing, except that linux programs like realplayer can't use it.
>> ===> Cleaning for linux-xorg-libs-6.8.2_5
>> I Habe xorg-libs installed!
> But you need the linux ones to be able to use linux programs which
> want to use X11.
All the stuff is configurable with "make config". But how should
someone know, that this is specially this time necessary. I 've
mplayer installed, a long time ago. All portupgrades were trouble-free,
It COULD be trouble-free, if any information about the new knobs will
be transfered to the users (e.g. in UPDATING).
A Tip that it is better to run "make config", would be enough.
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