Bug#399292: mplayer: MPlayer rc1 can't be properly scaled by WM on start
you reported http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=399292 some time
> I have my window manager (kwin) set up to automatically maximise
> mplayer-xv windows. This worked great up to mplayer1.0pre8. I installed
> mplayer-rc1 and now the resizing doesn't work -- the window snaps back to
> the movie size. What might have caused this? I can still resize the
> window manually afterward.
Does "the window snaps back" mean that it first maximizes (as it's supposed to
do) and only then switches to video size?