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siretart at tauware.de
Thu May 22 14:14:01 UTC 2008
Fabian Greffrath <greffrath at leat.rub.de> writes:
> Thank you Reinhard,
> now that our most current effort on packaging ffmpeg is in unstable,
> I'd like to discuss the next steps towards improving the whole ffmpeg
> situation with you.
I'm sorry that I notice this email this late.
> (1) I am going to do a bug triage. There are many very old bugs in the
> BTS, some are even filed against ffmpeg (i.e. without -free). I'd like
> to ping the bug submitters and ask them to reproduce the bugs with the
> recent ffmpeg packages and close or mark the bugs found as appropriate.
Thanks for that. As far as I see, you have done quite a good job on
that! Thanks a lot for that!
> (1b) Many of the bug reports are about missing codecs, esp. missing
> internal encoders, in the Debian packages. I'd like to send an
> explanation text (the one from README.Debian) to the bugs and mark
> them with a usertag, e.g. ffmpeg-stripped-internal-encoder, to get
> them separated from "real" bugs.
Yes, I agree.
> (2) I am going to get in contact with the upstream authors and submit
> all of our patches to them. Each patch that they accept can be dropped
> from the Debian package and leads to a smaller interdiff between
> Debian and upstream which is a worthy ambition given the current
> discussion in and around Debian.
That's the idea. I'm still in the process of triaging and understanding
the patches. E.g. I've just dropped all unapplied patches from the
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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