mplayer is not compiled with libaa support

Bug #502767 reported by felidae
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
mplayer (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Nominated for Karmic by felidae

Bug Description

Binary package hint: mplayer


Package information:
  Installiert: 2:1.0~rc3+svn20090426-1ubuntu10.1
  Kandidat: 2:1.0~rc3+svn20090426-1ubuntu10.1
 *** 2:1.0~rc3+svn20090426-1ubuntu10.1 0
        500 karmic-updates/multiverse Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     2:1.0~rc3+svn20090426-1ubuntu10 0
        500 karmic/multiverse Packages

mplayer -vo aa video.avi should bring me a window whith an ASCII encoded video. Instead, I receive

$ mplayer -vo aa libhid_demo.avi
MPlayer SVN-r29237-4.4.1 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.

Playing libhid_demo.avi.
AVI file format detected.
[aviheader] Video stream found, -vid 0
AVI: No audio stream found -> no sound.
VIDEO: [FMP4] 1232x624 24bpp 25.000 fps 1467.4 kbps (179.1 kbyte/s)
Clip info:
 Software: Lavf1d.51.10.0
Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.

Exiting... (End of file)

the result of ldd `which mplayer`: => /usr/lib/ (0x00178000) => /usr/lib/ (0x001f5000) => /usr/lib/ (0x009e7000) => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/ (0x00224000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00792000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00110000) => /usr/lib/ (0x0063e000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00d25000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00731000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00b80000) => /usr/lib/ (0x0023d000) => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/ (0x006db000) => /usr/lib/ (0x002e5000) => /usr/lib/ (0x004f7000) => /usr/lib/ (0x0038d000) => /usr/lib/ (0x009b8000) => /usr/lib/ (0x005a6000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00115000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00d94000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00205000) => /usr/lib/ (0x0083e000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00cab000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00427000) => /usr/lib/ (0x005c0000) => /lib/ (0x007f0000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00dd4000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00c66000) => /lib/ (0x00706000) => /usr/lib/ (0x004c9000) => /usr/lib/ (0x009dd000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00b87000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00558000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00168000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00644000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00569000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00596000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00798000) => /usr/lib/sse2/ (0x006df000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00737000) => /usr/lib/ (0x004ed000) => /usr/lib/ (0x051f1000) => /usr/lib/i686/cmov/ (0x006c3000) => /usr/lib/i686/cmov/ (0x055e3000) => /usr/lib/i686/cmov/ (0x01267000) => /usr/lib/i686/cmov/ (0x0071c000) => /usr/lib/i686/cmov/ (0x0095b000) => /usr/lib/ (0x07d95000) => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/ (0x00988000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00633000) => /lib/ (0x00b16000) => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/ (0x03be3000) => /usr/lib/ (0x009c4000) => /usr/lib/ (0x006fc000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00172000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00b34000)
 /lib/ (0x007bf000) => /usr/lib/ (0x06321000) => /usr/lib/tls/ (0x00176000) => /lib/ (0x01362000) => /lib/ (0x00cbd000) => /lib/ (0x0063a000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00b52000) => /usr/lib/ (0x007dc000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00d28000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00c8e000) => /usr/lib/ (0x006d4000) => /lib/ (0x007e5000) => /usr/lib/ (0x0274a000) => /lib/ (0x02be9000) => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/ (0x00828000) => /usr/lib/ (0x03472000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00c4e000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00d74000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00831000) => /lib/ (0x0072a000) => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/ (0x00d00000) => /lib/tls/i686/cmov/ (0x0145c000) => /usr/lib/ (0x049c8000) => /usr/lib/ (0x01473000) => /usr/lib/ (0x08707000) => /lib/ (0x0078e000) => /usr/lib/ (0x02ddb000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00d14000) => /lib/ (0x08d5b000) => /usr/lib/ (0x01525000) => /usr/lib/ (0x015b9000) => /usr/lib/ (0x00d7f000) => /usr/lib/ (0x015f9000) => /usr/lib/ (0x089e9000) => /usr/lib/ (0x085eb000) => /usr/lib/ (0x02ee2000) => /lib/ (0x01618000) => /usr/lib/ (0x007ba000) => /lib/ (0x009ae000) => /usr/lib/ (0x02059000) => /usr/lib/ (0x0162a000) => /lib/ (0x009b3000) => /usr/lib/ (0x01633000) => /usr/lib/ (0x07ab8000) => /usr/lib/ (0x04fe0000) => /usr/lib/ (0x051a2000) => /lib/ (0x0164d000) => /lib/ (0x00c61000)

The result of mplayer -vo help:

MPlayer SVN-r29237-4.4.1 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team
Available video output drivers:
 xmga Matrox G200/G4x0/G550 overlay in X11 window (using /dev/mga_vid)
 mga Matrox G200/G4x0/G550 overlay (/dev/mga_vid)
 tdfxfb 3Dfx Banshee/Voodoo3/Voodoo5
 3dfx 3dfx (/dev/3dfx)
 xv X11/Xv
 vdpau VDPAU with X11
 x11 X11 ( XImage/Shm )
 xover General X11 driver for overlay capable video output drivers
 gl X11 (OpenGL)
 gl2 X11 (OpenGL) - multiple textures version
 dga DGA ( Direct Graphic Access V2.0 )
 sdl SDL YUV/RGB/BGR renderer (SDL v1.1.7+ only!)
 fbdev Framebuffer Device
 fbdev2 Framebuffer Device
 svga SVGAlib
 caca libcaca
 v4l2 V4L2 MPEG Video Decoder Output
 directfb Direct Framebuffer Device
 dfbmga DirectFB / Matrox G200/G400/G450/G550
 xvidix X11 (VIDIX)
 cvidix console VIDIX
 null Null video output
 xvmc XVideo Motion Compensation
 mpegpes MPEG-PES to DVB card
 yuv4mpeg yuv4mpeg output for mjpegtools
 png PNG file
 jpeg JPEG file
 gif89a animated GIF output
 tga Targa output
 pnm PPM/PGM/PGMYUV file
 md5sum md5sum of each frame

Ergo: libaa missing -> That's a bug

Related branches

felidae (ffelidae)
summary: - mplayer does is not compiles with libaa support
+ mplayer is not compiled with libaa support
Revision history for this message
Daniel Letzeisen (dtl131) wrote :

You can always use medibuntu's version of mplayer (legal issues notwithstanding)
Also, doesn't the libcaca output work similarly?

Revision history for this message
Daniel Letzeisen (dtl131) wrote :
Changed in mplayer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package mplayer - 2:1.0~rc3+svn20090426-1ubuntu14

mplayer (2:1.0~rc3+svn20090426-1ubuntu14) lucid; urgency=low

  * cleanup --configure flags
  * drop VDPAU build hacks, Closes: #566868, LP: #530481, #532007
  * enable musepack support
  * enable libaa support, LP: #502767, #455535
  * enable enca support, LP: #115519
  * remove DEB_BUILD_CONFIGURE override hack
  * fix weird permission bits for mplayer.desktop and mplayer.xpm
  * reorganize binary packages to no longer install the gui version by
  * refactor debian/rules to avoid sub makes
  * add patch to allow compilation with newer x264
  * use mp_msg instead of printf in debug help message
  * bump standards version
  * as no longer used, remove dependencies on debconf
  * Fix possible crashes with invalid SDPs, LP: #519579
  * add missing replaces
  * install manpages in the 'mplayer' package. and only there
 -- Reinhard Tartler <email address hidden> Thu, 11 Mar 2010 12:45:55 +0100

Changed in mplayer (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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