>Mark Haney posted <436FB25B.4070805@...>, excerpted below,
>on Mon, 07 Nov 2005 15:00:27 -0500:
>kmplayer (at least several generations of ~amd64, not sure about stable)
>now has the option of using xinelib, mplayer, or gstreamer.
The previous install of kmplayer didn't include xine at all, and for the
record I use amd64 not ~amd64. I don't recall the version so that's of
course no help at all. Have you had much success viewing windows media
WMV files? If so, what USE flags did you use?
> (You may have
>to recompile with the proper USE flags to get that option.) Here, I've
>has poor luck with mplayer, but xine has worked well. Haven't tried
>gstreamer. mplayer is just too hard to get the right plugins, it seems.
>xinelib "just works" a larger percentage of the time without fiddling with
>extra plugins. YMMV, but I read a similar post from someone else
>somewhere, and knew I was having issues with mplayer, and sure enough,
>xinelib worked far better for me. Perhaps mplayer could have been made to
>work, but I didn't have to "make" xinelib work at all, it just did, once
>merged (and with kmplayer remerged to use it).
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