Bug#582508: mplayer: DVD menu support not available
siretart at tauware.de
Fri May 21 11:54:49 UTC 2010
On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 13:22:10 (CEST), Onkar Shinde wrote:
> According to mplayer news  it supports new way to play DVDs -
> mplayer dvdnav://. As per my understanding this means display of DVD
> menu. But even though Debian's mplayer package is created from a
> recent snapshot this functionality is not available.
Debian's mplayer is based on a snapshot about 14 months old. So this
will most likely have to wait for mplayer rc4.
> Following error is seen when trying to use uri dvdnav://
> Playing dvdnav://.
> No stream found to handle url dvdnav://
indeed. try mplayer dvd:// instead.
> It seems that mplayer is not built with dvdnav support (missing
> build-dep libdvdnav-dev). I did a local build with libdvdnav-dev added
> as build-dep and resulting mplayer package shows DVD menu. It will be
> great if this functionality was added in Debian package.
I was told that dvdnav:// support was inferior to the dvd:// method.
Diego or Raimar, can you comment on this? Debian ships libdvdnav in
version 4.1.3-7. Is the debian mplayer better off with or without
system libdvdnav support?
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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