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Re: where is the w32codecs for amd64 testing?

On Wed, 2007-05-02 at 20:45 +0200, Sven Hoexter wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 10:06:53PM +0200, Joe Hart wrote:
> > Raphael wrote:
> > > Dear Users,
> > > 
> > > The last time I googled a lot for w32codecs-package for mplayer. But, I
> > > can't find them for amd64 system (debian testing).
> > > 
> > > Is it still there, but I'm too stupid to find it, or changed something I
> > > don't realised?
> > > 
> > > Thanks for any ideas...
> > 
> > There is no such thing.  You'd need the w64codecs, which afaik, do not
> > exist.  The only option for installing the codecs you seek are to do a
> > chroot to a 32 bit system.  Sorry to burst your bubble.
> > 
> Someone recently noted on a german mailinglist (don't remember which one)
> that nowdays most of those codecs are implemented in ffmpeg which in turn
> makes them avaible for all media player which use ffmpeg.
> I guess that just the ffmpeg version in Debian lacks those features because
> of patent issue. So it might make sense to try the corresponding packages
> from debian-multimedia.org as proposed in another mail in this thread.

But you all keep forgetting www.debian-multimedia.org

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