[CFT] mplayer / mencoder port update

Anonymous swell.k at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 23:02:25 UTC 2010

naddy at mips.inka.de (Christian Weisgerber) writes:

> Thomas Zander <thomas.e.zander at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I have prepared a recent mplayer snapshot for a possible update for
>> mplayer and mencoder ports.
>> You can find the tarball here:
>> http://www.rrr.de/~riggs/mplayer/m20101106.tar.bz2
> The default lavf demuxer is still broken for Ogg streams.
> Try this:
> $ mplayer http://icecast.version6.net:8888/okul.ogg
> It will usually work for the first song, but at the transition
> between songs it will stop and just continue to complain
> "Cache not filling!".

It can play a bit longer with internet_radio_hack


but eventually it runs out of lavf streams.

> A workaround is to use -demuxer ogg.
> (This has the side effect of causing the ffvorbis decoder to choke
> on a partial packet and a fall-through to the next Vorbis decoder
> in line, tremor in our case.  Sigh.)
> I don't expect the port to deal with this, I'm mentioning it in the
> hope of generating some backpressure on upstream to finally fix
> this.

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