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FS#8171 - MythDVD can't play encrypted DVDs - needs libdvdcss

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Dave Thomas (dthomas) - Sunday, 30 September 2007, 05:32 GMT
Last edited by Travis Willard (Cerebral) - Tuesday, 20 November 2007, 04:03 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Paul Mattal (paul)
Travis Willard (Cerebral)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08.1
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


MythDVD need libdvdcss to play encrypted DVDs. When you try to play an encrypted DVD there is no error message in MythDVD indicating that it is missing the required library.

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Closed by  Travis Willard (Cerebral)
Tuesday, 20 November 2007, 04:03 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  install message added in mythdvd-
Comment by Paul Mattal (paul) - Tuesday, 09 October 2007, 14:41 GMT
Seems to me we should have an install message saying you need libdvdcss if you want to watch commercial DVDs.

I think a dependency would be too strong.
Comment by Travis Willard (Cerebral) - Monday, 19 November 2007, 14:13 GMT
Agreed - I'll correct the install notes tonight at some point.