Bug#482266: /usr/lib/gstreamer-0.10/libgstffmpeg.so: undefined symbol: sws_scale, playback of xvid/divx fails

Apelete Seketeli apelete at seketeli.org
Fri May 23 12:41:06 UTC 2008

Package: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg
Version:  0.10.4-1
Severity: serious

Version 0.10.4-1 just landed in unstable repositories and it's
seriously broken. I get the same message when trying to playback a

(totem:5541): GStreamer-WARNING **: Failed to load plugin
/usr/lib/gstreamer-0.10/libgstffmpeg.so: undefined symbol: sws_scale
** Message: don't know how to handle video/x-xvid,
framerate=(fraction)12570329/524288, width=(int)640, height=(int)480
** Message: Missing plugin: gstreamer|0.10|totem|XVID MPEG-4
decoder|decoder-video/x-xvid (XVID MPEG-4 decoder)

Unable to playback any sort of video since the upgrade.

Apelete Seketeli <apelete at seketeli.org>

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