[compiz] video plugin update

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Mon Dec 3 14:30:02 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 15:16 +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> Hello,
> On Friday, 13 July 2007 at 14:11, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> > David Reveman wrote:
> > > I had to update the video plugin interface slightly to fix some bugs.
> > > I've attached an updated mplayer patch.
> > 
> > David,
> > 
> > Is this patch ever going to make it upstream to mplayer do you think?
> > 
> > Has it been submitted/reviewed by upstream devs?
> Any progress here? Users keep coming and asking why they can't use MPlayer
> with compiz. We do not have the resources to implement this (not to mention
> that none of the core developers use compiz). The current patch is
> unacceptable for inclusion in MPlayer (due to unnecessary code
> duplication). See this document for MPlayer patch submission guidelines:
> http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/tech/patches.txt

There's going to be a new more appropriate video interface soon, for
which support is more likely to be included upstream.


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