Bug#613071: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: libavcodec52 (<< 5:0) necessary?
Christoph Anton Mitterer
calestyo at scientia.net
Sat Feb 26 18:53:41 UTC 2011
On Sat, 2011-02-26 at 19:18 +0100, Sebastian Dröge wrote:
> As explained, there are technical problems with the DMO packages. It
> happened a few times in the last months that the DMO ffmpeg packages did
> not work at all with gst-ffmpeg because of some changes in ffmpeg and
> minor changed behaviour.
> The Debian ffmpeg maintainer handles such things properly by notifying
> maintainers of packages that are using ffmpeg but DMO does not care at
> all about this. And then people start complaining that GStreamer sucks
> because nothing works anymore...
Is it possible that the respective maintainers increase their
So that DMO packages differs from Debian mostly by beeing "unofficial"
but having more stuff enabled during configuration?
What about the efforts to convince the ftpmasters to allow
patented/legally critical stuff?
IIRC, Reinhard Tartler once claimed they'd be more open for this now,...
but it seems his uploads keep hanging in new forever.
I mean DMO would probably happily dropping packages if they get part of
Debian (with full options)
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