Bug#789506: No VP9 support

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Sun Jun 21 16:10:49 UTC 2015

Package: mplayer2
Version: 2.0-728-g2c378c7-4+b1
Severity: normal

Many videos, including current YouTube videos, use VP9 these days.
mplayer2 doesn't seem to have any support for VP9, though other players
do.  Please consider building in support for VP9, using ffvp9.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.0.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=C.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages mplayer2 depends on:
ii  liba52-0.7.4                      0.7.4-18
ii  libasound2                        1.0.28-1
ii  libass5                           0.12.2-1
ii  libavcodec56                      6:11.4-2
ii  libavformat56                     6:11.4-2
ii  libavresample2                    6:11.4-2
ii  libavutil54                       6:11.4-2
ii  libbluray1                        1:0.8.1-1
ii  libbs2b0                          3.1.0+dfsg-2.1
ii  libc6                             2.19-18
ii  libcaca0                          0.99.beta19-2
ii  libcdio-cdda1                     0.83-4.2
ii  libcdio-paranoia1                 0.83-4.2
ii  libcdio13                         0.83-4.2
ii  libdca0                           0.0.5-7
ii  libdirectfb-1.2-9       
ii  libdv4                            1.0.0-6
ii  libdvdread4                       5.0.0-1
ii  libenca0                          1.16-1
ii  libfaad2                          2.8.0~cvs20150510-1
ii  libgif4                           4.1.6-11
ii  libgl1-mesa-glx [libgl1]          10.5.7-1
ii  libjack-jackd2-0 [libjack-0.116]  1.9.10+20140719git3eb0ae6a~dfsg-2
ii  libjpeg62-turbo                   1:1.4.0-7
ii  liblcms2-2                        2.6-3+b3
ii  liblircclient0                    0.9.0~pre1-1.2
ii  libmad0                           0.15.1b-8
ii  libmpg123-0                       1.20.1-2
ii  libogg0                           1.3.2-1
ii  libpng12-0                        1.2.50-2+b2
ii  libpostproc52                     6:0.git20120821-4
ii  libpulse0                         6.0-2
ii  libquvi7                          0.4.1-3
ii  libsdl1.2debian                   1.2.15-11
ii  libsmbclient                      2:4.1.17+dfsg-4
ii  libspeex1                         1.2~rc1.2-1
ii  libswscale3                       6:11.4-2
ii  libtheora0                        1.1.1+dfsg.1-6
ii  libtinfo5                         5.9+20150516-2
ii  libvdpau1                         1.1-1
ii  libvorbis0a                       1.3.4-2
ii  libx11-6                          2:1.6.3-1
ii  libxext6                          2:1.3.3-1
ii  libxinerama1                      2:1.1.3-1+b1
ii  libxss1                           1:1.2.2-1
ii  libxv1                            2:1.0.10-1+b1
ii  libxvidcore4                      2:1.3.3-1
ii  libxxf86vm1                       1:1.1.4-1
ii  zlib1g                            1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1

mplayer2 recommends no packages.

mplayer2 suggests no packages.

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