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Re: Quicktime movies

On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 04:26:20PM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 04:47:45PM -0800, Alan DuBoff wrote:
> > Damien GUIHAL wrote:
> > 
> > > I'd like to know if there is a video player available on debian PPC which
> > > would be able to play .mov (Apple Quicktime) files.
> > 
> > Damien,
> > 
> > 
> > One of my colleagues was one of the original Quicktime developers (previous
> > position) and he told me there is a hack floating around the net which
> > involves using the Windows Quicktime library on Linux and somehow hacking it
> > to run on Linux (Quicktime loads the library dynamically, so it can load the
> > Windows driver).
> its highly unlikely this would work anywhere except the i386
> archtecture.  i haven't checked but i suspect this involves wine.  

Not sure, since i never tested this, but xine (which is packaged) has, at
least under i386, a place where to put windows codec, don't know if it uses
wine though.

Could not a similar trick been done with the mac codecs ?


Sven Luther

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