[ubuntu-uk] Dirac playback under Ubuntu Edgy
sheepeatingtaz at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 22:00:25 GMT 2006
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Alan Pope wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 09:48:53PM +0000, Rob Beard wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> With the discussion about the BBC and open standards, I noticed someone
>> mentioned Dirac. Its been a while since I looked at their pages and I
>> see there are packages on Edgy for Dirac. I have installed the packages
>> and downloaded some sample videos but I can't seem to find anything to
>> play them.
>> Does anyone know how I can play Dirac files on Edgy?
> The dirac downloads page lists a patch for mplayer.
> So unless someone has compiled and packaged it then you'd need to go get the mplayer source,
> patch it and compile it yourself.
It also looks like the edgy package (0.5.4) is behind the 'current' on
on the sourceforge page (0.6). You may have to compile it manually too?
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