Call for testing: mplayer revamped, second round

Tobias Lott tlott at
Wed Jan 20 14:39:51 UTC 2010

On Sun, 17 Jan 2010 23:47:48 +0100
Thomas Zander <thomas.e.zander at> wrote:

> Hello,
> you may find an updated version of the new mplayer port for testing
> at:
> It contains the drop-in replacements for multimedia/mplayer and
> mencoder as well as the x264 patch in case one wants to test x264
> encoding with mencoder.
> Changes since the last version:
> - VDPAU support
> - Build fixes as suggested by Dmitry Marakasov
> - Significantly reduced number of patches (either committed upstream
> or strongly believed to be no longer necessary)
> - Minor Makefiles cleanup
> The infamous x264 patch is still included, identical to the last
> tarball. Note that probably there is some manual tweaking to do in
> order to test this (e.g. define log2f / use gcc 4.4 etc, see
> for details) but this is a separate issue that we have to solve when
> the port gets finally committed.
> Please test this port extensively, and let's track down as many
> inconveniences as soon as possible.
> Have fun
> Riggs
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Works fine on my 8.0-STABLE #2 r202058 i386 (No VDPAU Supported Graphic
Card) but randomly freezes my other machine running 8.0-STABLE #5
r201708 amd64 (nvidia0: <GeForce 8600 GT> on vgapci0) 

However could only get following mplayer -msglevel all=9 output:

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