Bug#482894: Please, open again the bug
Leopold Palomo Avellaneda
leo at alaxarxa.net
Fri Jul 18 12:36:22 UTC 2008
A Dimecres 16 Juliol 2008, Reinhard Tartler va escriure:
> Christian Marillat <marillat at debian.org> writes:
> >> We cannot remove the img_convert patch because that will instantly break
> >> vlc and other packages that use the old swscaler API. The fact that the
> >> debian-multimedia package doesn't include this patch while providing the
> >> same binary name has caused us quite a lot of bug reports.
> > Me too. The difference : a simply bother upsream authors to move to
> > the new swscaler API and now all my packages build without img_convert :)
> .. or in case it doesn't work, remove packages that are not fixed, like
> for vlc: upstream has already ported to the new API, but in another
> branch. For the branch debian ships I was told it was not easy to port
> that work. I haven't investigated this, but perhaps Christophe (who is
> in CC) can comment on this.
> I think a testrebuild showed a couple of other packages were affected by
> this as well. At least gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg has already been fixed
> AFAIK, but I don't remember what other packages are also affected.
I'm sorry but I'm lost ....
I have always thought that the Marillat (debian-multimedia) repository was
because some stupid problems with the codecs. But, I have to addmitt that I
don't have it very clear.
Some of you could point me to some place where it's explained? Or some one
could explain me why we have two different repositories (by now incompatibles
I think ..). Because I made a bug to the people that I thought maintain the
Thanks in advance.
Linux User 152692
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