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@@ -11,7 +11,13 @@ perl-gtk2 and perl-File-ShareDir - for gtk-youtube-viewer.
perl-Text-CharWidth - for better formatting in the terminal.
perl-Term-ReadLine-Gnu - for command editing/history in the terminal.
youtube-dl - if this is present, youtube-viewer will use it to detect
- available formats for the video.
+ available formats for the video [*].
+[*] A small caveat about youtube-dl: youtube-viewer works without it,
+though occasionally it'll choose a lower quality than is available
+for some videos. However, if youtube-dl is present but outdated,
+youtube-viewer will fail to play videos at all! If you suspect this,
+remove youtube-dl and try without it.
This build always includes the command-line client (youtube-viewer). For
the GTK client (gtk-youtube-viewer), install perl-gtk2 and