[Mageia-dev] ffmpeg in mageia1 updates testing (revision 171164)

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Thu Nov 24 13:39:43 CET 2011

Funda Wang skrev 24.11.2011 14:26:
> Yes, new x264 introduces new libmajor, which requires a mass
> rebuilding of other packages.

Then the ffmpeg update must be fixed.

Either only backport the needed fixes,
or fix the build with current x264.

It's not allowed to push updates that breaks/disables current features.

This is _exactly_ why we have the policy to backport fixes and not 
blindly update to newer versions.


> 2011/11/24 Philippe DIDIER<philippedidier at laposte.net>:
>> To Funda :
>>         you modified the spec file of ffmpeg :
>> disable x264 support as x264 is too old in mageia 1
>> This may induce a regression (a missing feature)
>> Why not to update libx264 before updating ffmpeg, and by this way allow
>> to keep x264 support enabled ?
>> Is there a problem for other programs depending on libx264 if you update
>> it ? (need to rebuild them ?)
>> Regards
>> Philippe

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