[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Bug#495822: Bug#495822: paraview: Needs specific version of ffmpeg

Ondrej Certik ondrej at certik.cz
Wed Aug 20 18:04:43 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 7:35 PM, Tom Parker <palfrey at tevp.net> wrote:
> Package: paraview
> Version: 3.2.3-2
> Severity: important
> Justification: fails to build from source
> Fragment from my buildlog
> [ 16%] Building CXX object VTK/IO/CMakeFiles/vtkIO.dir/vtkFFMPEGWriter.o
> /data/tparker/builder/sources/paraview_3.2.3-2/VTK/IO/vtkFFMPEGWriter.cxx: In member function 'void vtkFFMPEGWriterInternal::End()':
> /data/tparker/builder/sources/paraview_3.2.3-2/VTK/IO/vtkFFMPEGWriter.cxx:339: error: cannot convert 'ByteIOContext' to 'ByteIOContext*' for argument '1' to 'int url_fclose(ByteIOContext*)'
> make[3]: *** [VTK/IO/CMakeFiles/vtkIO.dir/vtkFFMPEGWriter.o] Error 1
> Admittedly this is with version 3:0.cvs20060823-3.1ubuntu4+medibuntu2
> attempting to be built on a Ubuntu system, but given ffmpeg's tendancy
> to break API on a moments notice, I'd bet on paraview having a tighter
> dependancy on ffmpeg than the current unversioned dep would otherwise
> indicate.
> Actually..  url_fclose turns out to be part of libavformat-dev, but the
> same notes apply as it's a subpart of ffmpeg and paraview has an
> unversioned dep on it right now.

Could you please tell us which version of ffmpeg do you have? I just
built paraview in Debian couple days ago and cannot reproduce this.


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