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Re: mplayer-1.0pre8 install on Sarge - howto

On Sat, Jul 08, 2006 at 10:55:55AM +0200, Csanyi Pal wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 08, 2006 at 03:18:24PM +0800, amateur wrote:
> > > I want to install MPlayer-1.0pre8 on Debian Sarge. 
> > > 
> > > I have downloaded .tar.bz2 
> > > 
> > > I ask you: which is the preferred way to install it on Debian: 
> > > whether with checkinstall or just with make install?
> > I remember the README file shipped with mplayer distribution give an
> > way to build debian package from source. You can check that.
> In meantime I have installed 
> mplayer Version: 1:1.0-pre7cvs20060219-0.2sarge1
> from Marillats webpage: http://www.debian-multimedia.org.
> Howewer, in the README file of the downloaded version MPlayer-1.0pre8 
> directory there stand:
> Check the new homepage for details:
>       http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu
> I finded in FAQ the following command that should be to execute 
> in the source directory of downloaded mplayer to get the debian package:
> fakeroot debian/rules binary
That's it!

  In my MPlayer-1.0pre7try2/README file, there is the following
  NOTE: If you run Debian you can configure, compile and build a proper Debian
  .deb package with only one command:
    fakeroot debian/rules binary
  If you want to pass custom options to configure, you can set up the
  DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS environment variable. For instance, if you want GUI
  and OSD menu support you would use:
    DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS="--enable-gui --enable-menu" fakeroot debian/rules binary
  You can also pass some variables to the Makefile. For example, if you want
  to compile with gcc 3.4 even if it's not the default compiler:
    CC=gcc-3.4 DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS="--enable-gui" fakeroot debian/rules binary
  To clean up the source tree run the following command:
    fakeroot debian/rules clean
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