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Re: mplayer

Joshua Kwan <joshk@triplehelix.org> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 09:43:07AM +0300, Kalle Kivimaa wrote:
>> You could still say apt-get source mplayer and recompile it for your
>> specific platform.
> Unless some scathing bugs are fixed in Debian and not upstream, doing so
> is a crapshoot; it would roughly equate to using the upstream source by itself
> anyway.

No, because you have a true debian package, that you can easily
uninstall, with known dependency (such that you won't uninstall a needed
library by mistake). By the way, the Marillat's mplayer source package
create a mplayer-custom package when compiled at home, package that is
optimized for your computer.
Rémi Vanicat

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