Package Details: qmplay2 23.09.05-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/qmplay2.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: qmplay2
Description: QMPlay2 is a video and audio player which can play most formats and codecs
Upstream URL: https://github.com/zaps166/QMPlay2
Keywords: ass audio chiptune ffmpeg media mod movie player qt srt subtitles video youtube
Licenses: LGPL
Submitter: mrbit
Maintainer: zaps166
Last Packager: zaps166
Votes: 45
Popularity: 0.125912
First Submitted: 2012-10-13 22:02 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2023-09-05 17:53 (UTC)

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zaps166 commented on 2017-06-19 20:07 (UTC)

Please report all non Arch Linux packaging issues here: https://github.com/zaps166/QMPlay2/issues

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jose1711 commented on 2021-10-20 10:52 (UTC) (edited on 2021-10-20 11:02 (UTC) by jose1711)

@zaps166

yeah, that's basically the same as i wrote in https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/qmplay2/#comment-831967.

Update: one issue with this is that you cannot really have homedir mounted with noexec (for extra security). It would be nice to have a way to chose (managed by QMPlay2 or system).

zaps166 commented on 2021-10-20 09:16 (UTC)

@jose1711

QMPlay2 doesn't use system-wide youtube-dl (and now yt-dlp) for years. It's better to keep it up-to-date.

This commin (https://github.com/zaps166/QMPlay2/commit/60c0a63c35afc5a8c95f0b94292500644abcfe41) only changed youtube-dl to yt-dlp.

It's better to use qmplay2-git AUR package to have updated software!

jose1711 commented on 2021-10-19 21:32 (UTC)

OK, my bad. As per https://github.com/zaps166/QMPlay2/commit/60c0a63c35afc5a8c95f0b94292500644abcfe41 qmplay2 does not use yt-dlp installed in the system but rather downloads it itself and places it in ~/.config/QMplay2 (which is kinda weird in Linux world). Hence ignore my comment. And thank you for maintaining this.

Martchus commented on 2021-10-19 13:26 (UTC)

Is the path of youtube-dl actually customizable? If not one needed to create a symlink (which would be rather cumbersome).

jose1711 commented on 2021-10-19 11:48 (UTC)

could you please add yt-dlp to optdepends? thanks

Martchus commented on 2019-12-19 23:50 (UTC) (edited on 2019-12-20 19:03 (UTC) by Martchus)

The make dependency xorgproto is missing. Besides, packages within the group base-devel should not be mentioned explicitly as dependency.

Martchus commented on 2019-07-13 20:54 (UTC)

Can you add aarch64 to archs? It builds and is also part of the previously mentioned binary repo.

Martchus commented on 2019-06-09 16:43 (UTC)

In case somebody is interested in a binary repository: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Unofficial_user_repositories#ownstuff

zaps166 commented on 2018-07-13 18:08 (UTC)

@FabioLolix Done

FabioLolix commented on 2018-07-08 13:01 (UTC)

there is not more need to specify USE_QT5 and "mkdir -p QMPlay2-build" should be in prepare()

cheers