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Re: vesa mode for MPlayer compile problem

Almut Behrens wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 10:36:04PM +0100, Dirk wrote:
>>which package containes <vbe.h> ?
>>MPlayer needs it for the vesa mode output...
> Just grepped in the mplayer sources for a reference of "vbe.h", but
> couldn't find anything -- so, not sure what exactly you need...
> Normally, for the "true" VESA mode (running under LRMI (Linux real-mode
> interface)) there's a library "vbelib" that comes with the mplayer
> sources.  The respective header file is osdep/vbelib.h.  Maybe that's
> what you need?
> Which mplayer source version do you have?

I tried the cvs versions  of the last 1 1/2 months...

>Which of your source files
> is referencing <vbe.h>?  What errors do you get, i.e. which symbols is
> the compiler complaining about? -- that might help to figure out which
> vbe.h/driver/library you need... (there's most likely more than one in
> this world... :)

i don't get as far as compilation... configure already says that vesa is
disabled.. because it checks for <vbe.h>

> As a first approximation, I'd just try editing the respective file to
> include something like "osdep/vbelib.h" instead (make sure the relative
> path is correct, so it is found...).  That would seem to make more
> sense to me (maybe it's just a typo in the sources you have).

i'll give it a try..


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