Kaffeine 1.0 and Kubuntu

Reinhard Tartler siretart at ubuntu.com
Wed Jul 21 22:05:56 BST 2010

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 22:47:05 (CEST), Valter Mura wrote:

>> AFAIUI, vlc loads libavcodec.so at runtime via
>> /usr/lib/vlc/plugins/codec/libavcodec_plugin.so, similar to xine which
>> kubuntu currently uses. The major difference is that for xine, the
>> 'avcodec' plugin is in the package 'libxine1-ffmpeg', which is
>> blacklisted on the CDs as well. I'm pretty sure that something similar
>> could be arranged for vlc as well. We haven't done that yet because
>> there is (was) no technical necessity for this.
>> All in all, this all sounds like a realistically solvable problem to me.
> so, in this, case, why don't consider the use of "kplayer"? It's based on 
> mplayer and has also subtitle functionalities.

mplayer is dynamically linked against libavcodec, and cannot be
configured to load it at runtime. AFAIUI, this rules out all mplayer
based solutions.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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