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Old 04-11-2006, 10:37 PM   #1
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failed to open /path/.mplayer/default.sub

dear friends,

i'm using a redhat 9 distro and loaded the mplayer following the readme notes from cvs as follows:

cvs login
cvs -z3 co -P main

all is raunning well after the compilation except of this error message

failed to open /path/.mplayer/default.sub

i simply ignored it and i can play anyway.

but everytime i use mplayer this error pops up.

how can i solve and get rid of this error?

thanks for any help.

Old 04-13-2006, 07:54 AM   #2
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Just a hunch:
It may be trying to open or create a settings folder called ".mplayer" (The "." is the clue).

Since people don't typically have a directory named "/path", it seems that it wants something entered here. For example, individual user settings would go in /home/<username/

Further clues in the mplayer docs or the startup script (if there is one)
Old 04-16-2006, 09:27 PM   #3
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thanks for your help


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