Rarely, but I disagree. I think a bump is OK, as long as it's not 5 minutes after the initial post. If the person waits say, a good day or so (at the very least 24 hours) then a bump is OK with me, I think it's generally accepted in the community as well.
However if you meant:
as in things are always smooth, I must agree
As for a suggestion... not really. See if there is anyway you can compile it on another box with similar architecture, but not a 'mislabeled' Xeon chip. That's about as best as I can think of short of:
Don't use a gui.
I personally use the mplayer gui only when showing someone the power of Mplayer without boggling their mind with the power of linux command line. Other than that, it's simply a waste of 'clicks' to use a gui.