mp3 update

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Thu Aug 13 17:51:09 CDT 2009

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 09:07:29PM +0200, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Austin English <austinenglish at> writes:
> > On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 1:41 PM, Juan Lang<juan.lang at> wrote:
> >>> All the more reason to use the existing libmpg123 instead of trying to
> >>> maintain our own version, IMO.
> >>
> >> Aric already explained that we can't:  it doesn't exist on the Mac.
> >
> > Not to nitpick, but if that's the reason for bundling libmpg, there
> > are several other libraries we should bundle...
> It's not the reason, as you point out the Mac is lacking a lot of
> things. I believe the reason we copied it was that it wasn't widely
> available on Linux either, because of licensing issues. If it's now
> included in the major distros then we should certainly consider dynamic
> loading.

At least on SUSE I have to patch it out due to license issues, so my builds
do not have mp3 support.

Ciao, Marcus

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