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August 03, 2008 — BarryK
As ffmpeg has been upgraded, it is wise also to upgrade xine. I will get onto upgrading the apps that are dependent on xine-lib, but for now, have just upgraded xine-lib, to version 1.1.14. Here are my notes:

# ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var --build=i486-t2-linux-gnu --with-external-ffmpeg --disable-dxr3 --disable-glu --disable-gnomevfs --disable-samba --enable-antialiasing --without-xcb --without-sdl --without-imagemagick --with-freetype --with-fontconfig --without-esound --without-jack --with-libflac

had to copy postprocess.h and avcodec.h from src pkg to /usr/include/...

# make
# new2dir make install

Note, Puppy 4.00 achieved the best-yet video and audio support, but I thought why not go just a bit better? So, the aim of 4.1 will be a new peak of audio/video performance built-in, nothing to add.


Xine? Mplayer?
Username: Downsouth
After following xine / gxine for years, yesterday I switched to 'the dark side' (mplayer102). Plays & streams all kinds of media. Puppy 400 doesn't need the extra fonts or extra codecs, and I loaded the mozilla plugins I'd bzip'd. Kept gxine059 for dvd.

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