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When stating that an SVN/CVS version works, the revision/date should be stated. -- Dionoea 18:33, 11 July 2006 (CEST)

mpeg2dec and ffmpeg

What is the relation with these two? I believe ffmpeg has an mpeg2dec so why two mpeg 2 decoders? Thanks, Daniel.Cardenas 01:51, 22 April 2007 (CEST)

mpeg2dec is faster jb 02:36, 26 September 2007 (CEST)
and historicaly it was the first MPEG2 decoder to be used in VLC (you could argue that it doesn't really matter ... but still :)) Dionoea 10:41, 26 September 2007 (CEST)


VLC use FreeType 2.3.5, maybe it's possible to close ticket 839? --DyLoU 01:10, 26 September 2007 (CEST)

Done jb 02:36, 26 September 2007 (CEST)


This page currently lists libcdio most recent version as 0.82 with an 'untested' note. 0.82 is dated 10/27/2009. Newer builds are available via -- weirdpercent 06:05, 12 April 2010 (EST)


first compilation of vlc has slightly different dependencies as listed at bottom of page:

for 'sudo apt-get install '...
instead of libebml2 please list libebml3
instead of libmatroska2 please list libmatroska3
for optional libraries
for lua support please list liblua5.1-0-dev
for swscale support please list libswscale-dev
for postproc support please list libpostproc51-dev
as alternative: ./configure --disable-swscale --disable-postproc --disable-lua