Bug#742037: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: 686 days old; stuck in Sid since forever
slomo at coaxion.net
Tue Aug 12 07:52:51 UTC 2014
On Di, 2014-08-12 at 10:46 +0300, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> 2014-08-12 10:29 GMT+03:00 Sebastian Dröge <slomo at coaxion.net>:
> > On Di, 2014-08-12 at 10:13 +0300, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> >> 2014-08-12 10:10 GMT+03:00 Sebastian Dröge <slomo at coaxion.net>:
> >> > On Di, 2014-08-12 at 09:26 +0300, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> >> >> Package: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg
> >> >> Version: 0.10.13-5
> >> >> Followup-For: Bug #742037
> >> >>
> >> >> Jessie will ship with Iceweasel (>= 30) which has Gstreamer 1.0 support.
> >> >> Thus, would a solution be to concentrate FFMPEG porting efforts on 1.0,
> >> >> rather than on 0.10 Gstreamer? Can we produce 1.0 modules with new AV?
> >> >
> >> > Yes, see the gstreamer1.0-libav package.
> >> Is there anything preventing us from building gstreamer1.0-ffmpeg packages then?
> > You mean building gst-libav against ffmpeg instead of libav? No, unless
> > ffmpeg has a different API than libav v10 there should be no problem.
> Not quite what I meant.
> We currently have a Gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg that is stuck in Sid because
> it won't build against recent libav. Do we have something to produce a
> Gstreamer1.0-ffmpeg against current libav? There's hardly any software
> that explictly needs Gstreamer 0.10 left in Jessie, so we could pretty
> much let the whole Gstreamer 0.10 stack go, if that's the case.
gstreamer1.0-libav is exactly what you mean then. It's just renamed from
-ffmpeg to -libav as upstream also switched to libav as default.
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