BL streaming MP3, was Re: [BL] Re: broken windows needs replacing
s.clement at sympatico.ca
Tue Apr 19 23:26:48 EDT 2005
sindi keesan wrote:
>> Yes, an unfortunate issue with glibc. My MPlayer binary is affected
>> by this. You need to either use something else to download A/V clips,
>> use glibc, or forget about networking.
> Why does libc5 not network properly?
>>>> 5MB uncompressed. Unleashing bzip2 on it squashed it down to 2.2MB.
>>>> Keep in mind that this has nearly everything. DVD support, and also
>>>> 85 audio codecs, 192 video codecs, X11, FB, basic VESA video, several
>>>> audio drivers, blah blah blah.
>>> If you'd like me to compile Mplayer or pretty well anything I'd
>>> gladly have that done
>> I can do some compiling if needed, also. I'm not capable of handling
>> everything but I can hack a little C too, if necessary.
>>> (I have access to a 3Ghz, 4Gig of RAM box for
>>> building packages).
>> 2.6GHz, 512MB RAM here.
> I compiled lynx and ghostscript on my fastest computer 300MHz and
> 128MB RAM. I would go wash dishes while waiting to see if something
> would work. Took about 5 minutes to compile a kernel on there. We
> have also tried compiling short C programs on a 486 with 24MB and the
> speed difference is large. Compiling only seemed to take advantage of
> 96MB RAM. I imagine Mplayer would go slower that ghostscript since it
> does even more.
> If one of you could compile a small static Mplayer that does just
> audio that would be helpful. You probably would not need all 20
> libraries (nothing graphical) and no X support so libc5 might even work.
Well, I already have all 20 libraries or something like that installed
because I can compile Mozilla. So if anybody wants me to compile
something mozilla-related, lemme know.
I'd gladly compile a small static Mplayer. Xpdf and XMMS too (XMMS has
good streaming capability).
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