mplayer from SVN

Wesley Shields wxs at FreeBSD.org
Sat Dec 12 22:36:40 UTC 2009


On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 08:08:56PM +0100, army.of.root wrote:
> On 2009/12/11 21:20, Denis Shaposhnikov wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Does anybody have a port for building mplayer from SVN?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> 
> Hi,
> 
> just wantet to express my interest for a "mplayer-devel" port.
> It seems that it is the common way fetching a svn snapshot
> to supply mplayer to the users in other distributions.

Having a port fetch directly from SVN, build and install, is not how
things are done. A maintainer must periodically fetch, verify and build
a tarball for the port to use.

-- WXS


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