gstreamer1.0-libav from wheezy-backports is not installable

lanka at lanka at
Wed Dec 17 12:47:16 UTC 2014

Hi team,

I am trying to install gstreamer1.0-libav using wheezy-backports on my
AMD64 machine, but it is failing because of unmet dependencies:

apti -t wheezy-backports gstreamer1.0-libav
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 gstreamer1.0-libav : Depends: libavcodec54 (>= 6:9.1-1) but it is not
installable or
                               libavcodec-extra-54 (>= 6:9.13) but it is
not installable
                      Depends: libavformat54 (>= 6:9.1-1) but it is not
                      Depends: libavutil52 (>= 6:9.1-1) but it is not
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

The package is depending on two versions of the needed libraries, only one
of which is available in wheezy-backports:

   - dep: libavcodec53 <>
   (>= 6:0.8.3-1~) [not amd64]Libav codec library or libavcodec-extra-53
   <> (>= 6:0.8.6) Libav
   codec library (additional codecs)
   - dep: libavcodec54 (>= 6:9.1-1) [amd64]Package not available or
   libavcodec-extra-54 (>= 6:9.13) Package not available

   - dep: libavformat53 <>
   (>= 6:0.8.3-1~) [not amd64]Libav file format library
   - dep: libavformat54 (>= 6:9.1-1) [amd64]Package not available
   - dep: libavutil51 <> (>=
   6:0.8.3-1~) [not amd64]Libav utility library
   - dep: libavutil52 (>= 6:9.1-1) [amd64]Package not available

Please let me know if you could fix the package.


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