tags 623737 upstream
forwarded 623737 http://devel.mplayer2.org/ticket/11

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 17:13:48 (CEST), Jose A. Fernandez Gonzalez wrote:

> Subject: Allow install mplayer2 and mplayer together.
> Package: mplayer2
> Version: 2.0-54-gd33877a-1
> Severity: normal
> mplayer2 should not be renamed or provide a symlink "mplayer" because they
> are different applications from different projects (and both projects are
> still alive).

Yes, that would be great.
> Both packages can be installed and run in the same system with no problems
> using different paths and names:
> /usr/bin/mplayer2
> /usr/share/man/man1/mplayer2.1.gz
> /etc/mplayer2/...
> /usr/share/mplayer2/...
> /usr/share/doc/mplayer2/...

Please see the upstream bugreport at http://devel.mplayer2.org/ticket/11

It requires some upstream work so that mplayer2 looks for its config in
~/.mplayer2 instead of ~/.mplayer


Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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