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[vox-tech] mplayer configuration



Hello,

I have ubuntu 7.04 install on my  system (CPU core duo 6300)

Now I want to play DVD with mplayer, which is preinstalled. However, the image was totally unviewable - only mosaic-like blocks. Anyway, it might be the codec. I just feel like re-installing the mplayer. So I removed the existing one and started downloading and installing a latest one.

Problem is, the very first step, configuration failed when I run ./configure

this is the first problematic part in the configure.log:

cc       -o /tmp/mplayer-conf--16148 /tmp/mplayer-conf--16148.c
/tmp/mplayer-conf--16148.c:1:20: error: signal.h: No such file or directory
/tmp/mplayer-conf--16148.c: In function 'catch':
/tmp/mplayer-conf--16148.c:2: warning: incompatible implicit declaration of built-in function 'exit'
/tmp/mplayer-conf--16148.c: In function 'main':
/tmp/mplayer-conf--16148.c:4: error: 'SIGILL' undeclared (first use in this function)
/tmp/mplayer-conf--16148.c:4: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
/tmp/mplayer-conf--16148.c:4: error: for each function it appears in.)


Result is: failed


I googled a while and some people say that it's might be that mplayer doesn't support my CPU's type. Mplayer works fine in my previous single-core CPU computer. I don't know how well Linux & software for Linux support the dual-core CPU.

Anyway, two questions:

1. Why doesn't the pre-installed mplayer work? ( I tried -vo xv and -vo x11 )
2. Why couldn't I compile the source?

Thank you,
Hai

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