Originally Posted by fakbill
I would like to test VDPAU with mplayer.
Should I compile mplayer svn from the mplayer web site? With additionnal patches?
Should I compile ffmpeg svn? With additionnal patches?
You should use MPlayer svn, as noted on these websites:
MPlayer svn contains FFmpeg, you don't have to worry about it / you should not try to compile your own FFmpeg shared libraries to use them with MPlayer.