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Old 06-21-2010, 08:23 AM   #1
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compiling mplayer from tarball with lot of options.You can give your useful additions

I got latest snapshot from

I installed opencore-amr-0.1.2.tar.gz .
In usual way
#cd opencore-amr-0.1.2;./configure;make;make install;make clean;
This helps in './configure' of mplayer as
Checking for libopencore_amr narrowband ... yes 
Checking for libopencore_amr wideband ... yes 
enabled codecs:libopencore_amrwb libopencore_amrnb
then i installed lame-398-2.tar.gz
This helped as
Checking for libmp3lame ... yes (in libavcodec: yes)
In case of xvid-core-1.2.2.tar.bz2 . I did
#cd xvidcore-1.1.3/build/generic/;./configure;make;make install
This helped as
Checking for Xvid ... yes 
Checking for Xvid two pass plugin ... yes 
enabled codecs:xvid
the installed live555-latest.tar.gz as
#cd live;./genMakefiles linux;make;cd ..;cp -a live /usr/local/lib/live
This helped
Checking for LIVE555 Streaming Media libraries ... yes (using /usr/local/lib/live)
enabled input:live555
Did 'apt-get install' for libjpeg-dev,libgif-dev (I have ubuntu 8.04)
This helped as
Checking for JPEG support ... yes 
enabled video output:jpeg
Checking for GIF support ... yes 
enabled codec:gif
enabled video output:gif89ade]
Install libgtk-dev if you want to use '--enable-gui' in configure of mplayer.

I read all above somewhere & wanted to disseminate. You can point my mistakes OR give ways to add functionality in mplayer.

Thank You.
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Yes, this has been there for quite some time. Doing a "./configure --help" will tell you all the options you can put in or omit at build time. It's documented in the readme that comes with the software.
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I wanted to get a check as well as know if there is more I can do & how that would be advantageous.
Sharing helps all

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