[theora] Theora support in MPLAYER again

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 22:17:23 PST 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 12:35 AM, dos386 <dos386 at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://bugzilla.mplayerhq.hu/show_bug.cgi?id=1788 INVALID
> http://bugzilla.mplayerhq.hu/show_bug.cgi?id=1774 INVALID
> http://bugzilla.mplayerhq.hu/show_bug.cgi?id=1771 INVALID
>> Bisecting shows that the first broken revision is 31225
>> Not a bug in MPlayer. Fixed in FFmpeg SVN r25052
> This one is fixed in 32492 from 2010-10-14 ... but
> I recently made another shocker discovery: there is a MPLAYER binary
> from 2008 having the Offset-BUG
> http://bugzilla.mplayerhq.hu/show_bug.cgi?id=1492 NEW
> fixed. Regrettably I don't have the patch nor source code and most
> likely it is not available anywhere.
> This old binary suffers from several other known Ogg / Theora issues, though.

Unfortunately it seems like recent mplayer builds are defaulting to
ffmpeg for theora decode (and, of course, not bundling the very latest
ffmpeg)... Bringing back all these annoying old issues like the offset
handling, incorrect decoding, etc. :(

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