mplayer and xv problem
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Sun Jun 24 23:36:13 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 21:56 +0200, Łukasz Mierzwa wrote:
> Friday 22 of June 2007 18:05:55 napisałeś(-łaś):
> > On Thu, 2007-06-21 at 14:43 +0200, Łukasz Mierzwa wrote:
> > > Thursday 21 of June 2007 09:09:27 Michel Dänzer napisał(a):
> > > > On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 22:52 +0200, Łukasz Mierzwa wrote:
> > > > > It happens with xv and x11 output, it's not white as I wrote, overlay
> > > > > color key (color which is replaced by video) is filled with
> > > > > background window (konsole or wallpaper and so). I need to switch to
> > > > > fullscreen or just move the window. With xv the video area is filled
> > > > > with background, with x11 only the part of window that is not filled
> > > > > by video (like black horizontal borders that some movies have).
> > > >
> > > > It sounds like maybe mplayer ends up using an ARGB visual. Do the
> > > > problems go away if you start it like below?
> > > >
> > > > XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 mplayer
> > >
> > > No, it's the same. But it sure is something with composite extension, if
> > > I switch off composite support in kwin the problem goes away.
> > I tried reproducing the problem with the KDE compositing manager but
> > couldn't.
> I compiled kaffeine and it works ok, maybe it's only mplayer? (I got lates
> from portage mplayer-1.0.20070427)
Yeah, or maybe bad interaction between mplayer and the KDE
window/compositing manager. You could try if tweaking any of the
compositing related KDE options makes a difference.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast | Debian, X and DRI developer
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