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Old 09-09-2005, 05:22 AM   #1
Nylex
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Sharing MPlayer codecs across different distros/partitions?


I have Gentoo 2005.1 on /dev/hda1 and Slackware 10.1 on /dev/hdb1. I need to use the MPlayer codecs with Xine, so that I can view certain types of media. My Slack partition has these already (and is mounted on /mnt/slack in Gentoo) and I'm just wondering whether it's safe to point Xine to /mnt/slack/path/to/codecs, or should I just download the codecs again and install them on my Gentoo partition?

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Old 09-09-2005, 05:25 AM   #2
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well yes you could use a symlink across them but thats what... 10mb tops? just copy them, no point downloading them again at all...
 
Old 09-09-2005, 05:29 AM   #3
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Lol, thanks a_k. 10 MB, I didn't realise they were that small. Nice one .
 
  


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