mplayer from SVN

Michal Varga varga.michal at
Tue Dec 29 20:13:43 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 9:03 PM, Sean C. Farley <scf at> wrote:
> I am jumping randomly into the thread.
> If we want to use some type of "release" for MPlayer based upon a snapshot
> from svn, how about using the same snapshot as used in Fedora (actually RPM
> Fusion)[1]?  It has the advantages of already being created, tested(?) and
> easier to track bugs that users of Fedora may have already faced.
This is an interesting idea, though there may be one issue. Do we know
how Fedora people create those snapshots? Let's say, hypothetically,
there are two different output drivers in mplayer's SVN tree - let's
name them CoolOutput_Linux and CoolOutput_BSD. Can we be sure that
Fedora guys simply don't strip out the parts that they can't/will
never use, so we end up with a snapshot package that lacks


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