[theora-dev] VP3 Patch For xine
Daniel B. Miller
dan at on2.com
Fri Aug 9 07:32:55 PDT 2002
thanks for putting this up!
___ Dan Miller
(++,) CTO and founder, On2 Technologies
On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, Mike Melanson wrote:
> Since a number of people are eager to try out the native VP3
> decoder in xine, I have made a patch available, bz2-compressed:
> To work with this patch:
> 1) Get the latest xine-lib from CVS. Visit this page for more details:
> The module name is xine-lib, but you will also need to get xine-ui if this
> is your first time using xine.
> 2) Download the patch and run it through bunzip2.
> 3) Change directory into xine-lib/ .
> 4) Run 'patch -p1 < /path/to/xine-vp3-decoder-patch'.
> 5) Run './cvscompile.sh' in xine-lib (do this even if you already have
> xine-lib on your machine and have compiled it; it needs to generate a new
> 6) 'make all install'
> 7) Make and install xine-ui if you don't already have it.
> 8) Run 'xine <file-encoded-with-vp3.ext>' and press the play button.
> When you are ready to get peruse the VP3 plugin source code, look
> in xine-lib/src/libxinevdec/. There is a vp3/ subdirectory with the source
> code lifted from On2's source snapshot (circa December, 2001, I
> believe). There is also a vp3.c file in this directory which serves as the
> glue code between the VP3 lib and xine's plugin architecture. It also
> contains one more function lifted from On2's source: StartDecoder().
> I have also posted my incomplete VP3 notes on my codec site for
> anyone who it interested:
> Have fun...
> -Mike Melanson
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