next ffmpeg upload

Reinhard Tartler siretart at
Thu Feb 10 14:41:52 UTC 2011

On Do, Feb 10, 2011 at 14:12:09 (CET), Fabian Greffrath wrote:

> Am 10.02.2011 10:01, schrieb Reinhard Tartler:
>> As soon as ffmpeg for s390 and mips is built and installed, I'd like to
>> upload the ffmpeg package. If you have a few minutes, you could help
>> with inspecting the branch, package descriptions and open bugs.
> Hm, the package descriptions could indeed need some improvements, but
> the project homepage at <> doesn't provide
> substantially better descriptions either nor does the library
> documentation.

Indeed, help welcome.

> Regarding the bugs, I think we should address the splitting of the
> frontend package WRT depending on X (#578500). But this will lead us
> through the currently extremely crowded NEW queue...

Ah, right. no, we should close or wontfix the bug. FFmpeg has now gained
vaapi backend so that it is not possible to avoid X11 dependencies at

> The rest seem to be either pending (#612292), forwarded (#591832),
> wontfix (#499683, #575600), codec request (#418228, #587904) or
> documentation (#586172, #594108) bugs. The text relocations bugs
> (#493705, #591904) could probably get merged. 


> The last (?) remaining bug (#609271) is tagged moreinfo without any
> further comment, so I don't think there is that much we can do at the
> moment.


Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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