Why multilib? (MPlayer?)
duncan-crosslfs at linuxowl.com
Mon Nov 28 22:34:06 PST 2005
Jim Gifford wrote:
> jstipins at umich.edu wrote:
>> 2. 32-bit libraries are needed to view video files encoded in Windows
>> formats (.wmv, .avi, etc).
>> Actually, I'm not sure about the second one... is it true that there
>> are no
>> pure-64 codecs out there to view all of the major file formats? If
>> so, is
>> there a technical reason why 32-bit is required, or is it just that
>> has gotten around to writing 64-bit versions yet?
> ?? It's a library that is used for a file doesn't matter if it's 32bit
> or 64bit.
You shouldn't have many problems with these codes, because ffmpeg
handles most Windows codecs. I've build a freevo system based on a Cross
LFS pure64 system. Lots of work but works pretty well.
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