Why Is Mplayer Forced To Use The Vorbis Decoder?

Lluís Batlle i Rossell viric at viric.name
Thu Oct 11 02:28:32 EDT 2012

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 12:50:28AM +0100, Alexander Stephen Thomas Ross wrote:
> If I disabled the "ac=tremor" setting in the "/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf".
> I can now play Flac and WAV as well as Vorbis. Why force only Vorbis
> support?

Tremor is a integer decoder for vorbis. I guess it's there to avoid using a
floating point decoder for vorbis. A parameter to be used only when playing
vorbis though.

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