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Date:      Fri, 23 Feb 2007 22:12:11 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        "Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum" <bg271828@yahoo.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Can't install win32-codecs
Message-ID:  <20070223221021.M92155@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <868826.1596.qm@web53415.mail.yahoo.com>
References:  <868826.1596.qm@web53415.mail.yahoo.com>

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On Fri, 23 Feb 2007, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum wrote:

> Im trying to get a new install going, and it wont let me install
> win32-codecs (and therefor mplayer and xine and everything i
> need to watch multimedia). Its marked as "forbidden: remote
> code execution". The URL it gives just shows why it can be
> dangerous.
>
> Is there any workaround, or a way to force this? Im willing to
> take the chance and i never view quicktime websites anyway,
> and its hard not to watch movies on this new machine!

The safe way is to turn off Quicktime in the config for win32-codecs 
(make config).

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA



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