[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#821154: chromium: crashes on video

Sebastian Ramacher sramacher at debian.org
Wed Apr 20 07:31:34 UTC 2016

On 2016-04-16 10:20:26, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> control: tag -1 help, confirmed
> control: severity -1 grave
> x-debbugs-cc: pkg-multimedia-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Jose A. Fernandez Gonzalez wrote:
> > Version 49 of Chromium and earlier versions depend on ffmpeg libraries
> > (libavcodec, libavformat, libavutil, ...) and it seems version 50 doesn't
> > depend on those libraries, maybe the problem comes out with HTML5 content
> > because of that.
> Chromium's linking of ffmpeg has somehow changed, so ffmpeg.patch will
> need to be updated, or the embedded copy of ffmpeg could be used
> again.
> I don't have much free time right now, so it may be some time before I
> get to this.  Help is appreciated.

With the attached patch chromium links against ffmpeg at least. Other than that
it's untested.

Sebastian Ramacher
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