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Re: [emms-help] No mpv support for now

From: Alex Vong
Subject: Re: [emms-help] No mpv support for now
Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2017 15:07:30 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)


I've just found <https://github.com/dochang/emms-player-mpv/>, which
adds mpv support to emms. I haven't tried it before though.

Yoni Rabkin <address@hidden> writes:

> Alex Vong <address@hidden> writes:
>> Yoni Rabkin <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Today I had a look at adding mpv as a player to Emms.
>>> According to the mpv developers, the right way to use mpv would be via
>>> it's IPC communication mechanism using JSON. However, the version of mpv
>>> which comes on my system is too old (0.3.4), the version with the stable
>>> command-line option to do the communication (--input-ipc-server) was
>>> introduced in 0.17.0, and on my system I can't even compile that version
>>> since my libavcodec is too old.
>>> In other words, I can't add mpv support at this time.
>>> Too bad.
>> If you have time, you can try install GNU Guix on top of your base
>> distro and install Guix's mpv. This is how I run Debian stable while
>> still get latest version of software I used (best from both world!).
> I went ahead and tried that because it sounds great. Unfortunately on my
> trisquel install my /tmp doesn't have enough room for guix to compile
> anything successfully.
> I'll come back to this on a different machine, or if I figure out how to
> get guix to compile somewhere other than /tmp.

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