Daniel Smith drs at dreamcraft.com.au
Thu Feb 21 12:09:57 EST 2002

divx support is unlively on anything but x86.

avifile is a clever hack that uses the windows/i386 codec binaries
with a winelib layer wrapped around it.

of course you could run it under bochs :-)

Essentially it's the QT/Sorenson problem from the other side.

You _could_ try running MOL and Mac software that uses WMP libraries

Daniel Smith

On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 07:14:30PM +1100 or thereabouts, Peter Smith wrote:
> > Does anyone know of a divx player for ppc architecture??
> > XMPS is only available so far for x86 in the Woody debian dist.
> > I tried compiling, but found all sorts of inconsistencies within the code.
> > I'd rather use a package.
> XMPS is pretty much totally dead it hasn't done anything in like a year
> check out their site last news post (Jan 20, 2001) unfortunately the only
> other movie players that I know about is mplayer http://www.mplayerhq.hu and
> xine http://sourceforge.net/projects/xine/ which are no use to PPC users at
> all. Maybe try to get a port going or see if one is in progress but I don't
> like your chances xine is written partly in ASM and the mplayer people seem
> to be Asses.

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