mplayer from SVN

army.of.root army.of.root at
Sun Dec 13 13:37:39 UTC 2009

Wesley Shields wrote:
> 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


sorry, i meant the distributor fetches a snapshot, makes sure it does what is
needed und builds a package. In our case that would look like "use snapshot
from 2009-mm-dd". Sorry for my ambigous mail :)

best regards

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