RFS: smplayer (updated package)

Reinhard Tartler siretart at debian.org
Mon Apr 20 14:02:58 BST 2009

Maia Kozheva <inetperson at gmail.com> writes:

> - It does no harm in Debian as it is, except for debcheck warnings.
> - mplayer-nogui is available in Ubuntu, and I would rather keep the same package
> in Debian and Ubuntu.
> - mplayer-nogui is available in debian-multimedia.org, which many Debian users
> install mplayer from for extra patent-restricted codecs.
> - There is a bug report (#523842) in Debian itself to add an mplayer-nogui
> package, confirmed by one of the maintainers, so I presume an mplayer-nogui
> package may appear in Debian soon.

I think we really should replace the mplayer package from multiverse
with the package currently in debian/main.

The main obstacle would probably be to re-introduce mencoder in the
package, but that shouldn't be too hard, I'd think.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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