Hi Finley,

Do you know if it's possible to use win codecs for mplayer on x86_64 FC5?
How could i do in order to play wmv in x86_64?



On 4/7/06, Stanton Finley <stanfinley@comcast.net> wrote:
On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 18:26 +0200, Ingemar Nilsson wrote:
> Stanton Finley <stanfinley@comcast.net> writes:
> > You could follow the directions in the Xine section of
> > http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_core_5_installation_notes.html It also
> > covers mplayer codec installation.
> May I ask why you suggest that I copy the codecs from
> /usr/local/lib/codecs to /usr/lib/win32, rather than making /usr/lib/win32
> a symbolic link to /usr/local/lib/codecs?
> Regards
> Ingemar

Because in the past others have reported problems with either Xine and /
or Mplayer having trouble accessing the codecs via a symbolic link
rather than directly. It seems to be more reliable this way.
Stanton Finley

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