Jan 23

How to update Mplayer From SVN

What is Mplayer ?

A movie and animation player that supports a wide range or codecs and file formats, including MPEG 1/2/4, DivX 3/4/5, Windows Media 7/8/9, RealAudio/Video up to 9, Quicktime 5/6, and Vivo 1/2

I assume you have installed Mplayer on your Linux before, if not you may go to here http://weijoewang.blogspot.com/2009/01/how-to-install-mplayer-and-browser-plug.html

– Check mplayer version
# /usr/local/bin/mplayer –help

MPlayer SVN-r29387-4.3 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team

– Trying to update mplayer from svn
# locate mplayer
#cd /home/install/mplayer/

– Uninstall the previous Mplayer
#  make uninstall

– Update the SVN
#svn update

– Rename the old MPlayer installation folder and download the new Mplayer
# mv /home/install/mplayer/ /home/install/mplayer_old
# cd /home/install/
# svn checkout svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/mplayer/trunk mplayer
# cd /home/install/mplayer/

– Configure and install MPlayer
# ./configure
# make
# make install

– Checked the new MPlayer version
#/usr/local/bin/mplayer –help
MPlayer SVN-r30404-4.3 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team

And it’s updated 🙂

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