Bug#742037: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: 686 days old; stuck in Sid since forever
martin-eric.racine at iki.fi
Tue Aug 12 08:50:17 UTC 2014
2014-08-12 10:52 GMT+03:00 Sebastian Dröge <slomo at coaxion.net>:
> 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.
OK. Good to know.
Is it a drop-in replacement for the older -ffmpeg? i.e. will Iceweasel
be able to play H.264 media content with it?
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