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Re: win32-codecs: what for?



On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 11:27:43AM +0200, Couderc Damien wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Apr 2002 01:36:40 +0200
> Marc Espie <espie_(_at_)_nerim_(_dot_)_net> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 01:10:03AM +0200, Jedi/Sector One wrote:
> > >   Is there any other multimedia player in the ports tree?
> > 
> > plaympeg, from devel/smpeg, works pretty well.
> 
> There is also gtv in devel/smpeg which is a gtk front-end to play mpeg
> videos.
> 
> > And DVD can be read with ogle+dvdcss.
> > Apart from that, sorry, we are currently a bit short...
> 
> The problem is that xine, mplayer and others are using i386 specific
> code (like mmx) to decode divx videos. I think we will be happy to
> port a less specific player which could also run on arch != i386, so
> if someone knows ...

Yes, mplayer has i386-optimized code. No, mplayer is *NOT* i386-only.

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