On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 17:32:48 -0600
Chad Perrin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I'm just generally curious about why XMMS is a dependency for MPlayer
> in FreeBSD.  I accidentally uninstalled MPlayer by uninstalling XMMS,
> and am right now in the middle of reinstalling it from ports -- and
> it occurs to me that, as far as I'm aware, MPlayer doesn't in and of
> itself actually need XMMS.  Have things changed since the last time I
> ran a box with MPlayer but no XMMS?

Hello Chad,

That dependency is optional in mplayer:

  .if defined(WITH_XMMS)
  CONFIGURE_ARGS+=    --enable-xmms
  LIB_DEPENDS+=   xmms.4:${PORTSDIR}/multimedia/xmms
  CONFIGURE_ARGS+=    --disable-xmms

It should be sufficient to turn off "Enable XMMS plugin support" with
'make config'.

Nikola Lečić
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