[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Bug#495822: Bug#495822: paraview: Needs specific version of ffmpeg
ondrej at certik.cz
Thu Aug 21 15:41:13 UTC 2008
On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 5:27 PM, Tom Parker <palfrey at tevp.net> wrote:
> 2008/8/21 Ondrej Certik <ondrej at certik.cz>:
>> Thanks for the info. Is there something we can do with this in Debian
>> unstable? I understand that there are problems in other systems, but
>> unless we can reproduce it in Debian sid, we cannot help much.
> Tried doing this on a Debian machine (mix of various
> stable/testing/unstable) and couldn't initially reproduce it. However,
> I've manage to notice that the particular data structure being used is
> actually an FFMPEG one, and that this data structure format gets
> changed at http://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk/libavformat/avformat.h?view=diff&r1=11070&r2=11071
> which is on 2007-11-21 and this allowed me to narrow things down.
> Specifically, paraview will FTBFS on versions of libavformat-dev
> before that (e.g. the 0.cvs20060823-8 in etch and the version I had
> earlier in Ubuntu) but should be ok (certainly won't fail in this way)
> with later versions.
> This isn't critical for Debian testing or unstable systems, but
> something noting this would be of use to backporters like myself.
Should we add a dependency >=0.cvs20060823-8 then?
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