mplayer from SVN

Lars Engels lars.engels at
Tue Dec 29 13:31:54 UTC 2009

Quoting Frank Staals <frank at>:

> On 12/28/09 15:47, eculp wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 11 Dec 2009, Denis Shaposhnikov wrote:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>> Does anybody have a port for building mplayer from SVN?
>>>>> Thanks!
> On a sidenote: I used to build mplayer from svn regularly on my
> previous system. Updating mplayer usually was quite painless. Simply
> 'svn up && ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/mplayersvn && gmake && gmake
> install'. In 99% of the cases rebuilding went perfectly; no patches
> required or anything, and I rebuilded mplayer almost weekly. This was
> on a i386 system by the way, on my current amd64 install I run into
> problems trying to compile the current svn snapshots.
> I know it is not as nice as simply having a port. But if you realy need
> the svn-releases for some feature XYZ it may be a (temporary) solution.

Are there any killer features missing in our old version from ports?
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