[haiku] Re: SMPlayer on Haiku: DVD playing and media streaming

  • From: Giovanni Mugnai <musical777@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 02:44:16 +0000

2013/3/26 Pete Goodeve <pete.goodeve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> It seems to work for me -- with a couple of reservations maybe --
> on my current (slightly pre-A4) gcc2 hybrid.
> The link on the Haikuware page to Qt is no good.  (It prepends
> Haikuware's own URL!)  I seem to have Qt 4.8.0 which is older than
> you suggest, but it seems OK.

Now is correct!

> I was able to play a DVD, though there doesn't seem to be any
> way to get at the interactive menu my Player Box displays.  I
> eventually found the "Browse" menu which appeatrs to achieve
> the same sort of thing (except the "Optional Features"?).
> My first attempt to play a Youtube video was dismal, though.
> It kept freezing and 'hooting' at me.  May have been YouTube's
> fault, because a later attempt with another URL was better.
> I don't see that it's possible to play things like the BBC (which
> Linux Firefox does): it just went into an endless [and unkillable!]
> loop when I tried.

Thank you for your feedback, Pete!
In anyway for enhancements, improvements and optional features we
should ask here: http://sourceforge.net/p/smplayer/feature-requests/
to the author :-)

Best regards,

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