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Re: which package contains avisynth.dll

On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 07:38:45PM +0100, Sjoerd Hiemstra wrote:
> Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote: 
> > With mplayer, it gives the following error
> > 
> > $mplayer shoutcast-playlist.pls
> > ...
> > ...
> > Playing shoutcast-playlist.pls.
> > Win32 LoadLibrary failed to load:
> > avisynth.dll, /usr/lib/codecs/avisynth.dll, /usr/lib/win32/avisynth.dll, /usr/local/lib/win32/avisynth.dll
> >
> > Which package contains avisynth.dll? I tried looking at apt-file,
> > apt-cache, google etc., but could not find it anywhere for Debian.
> > What puzzles me is that the .pls works in amarok, kaffeine etc., but
> > does not work with mplayer... Any ideas/suggestions?
> The usual cure for this is to add the -playlist option:
>     mplayer -playlist <file_to_play>
> You do NOT need avisynth.dll.

Do you know why the playlist option helps? I'm really curios since I 
really can't see any connection (and I see the same error from time to 

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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