Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Re: Intending to upload Libav 9 to raring

On 30 October 2013 17:46, Luke Yelavich <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 10:36:57AM PDT, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
>> On 30 October 2013 16:02, Marc Deslauriers
>> <[email protected]> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > On 13-10-30 07:09 AM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
>> >> Hello,
>> >>
>> >> On 4 November 2012 15:30, Reinhard Tartler <[email protected]> wrote:
>> >>> Dear Ubuntu developers,
>> >>>
>> >>> I intend to upload libav 9 to raring rather sooner than later. I'm writing
>> >>> you because:
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> It's trusty now, and it seems like libav9 transition is almost
>> >> complete in Debian.
>> >> We'd want to take that transition into Trusty.
>> >>
>> >> Can you please merge libav and upload it into ubuntu?
>> >>
>> >
>> > Could whoever merges it please take into account LP: #1243235
>> >
>> > I would like for libav to be demoted to universe, and this would make merging
>> > easier.
>> >
>>
>> It looks like strigi is in main, yet only seeded into kubuntu. So if
>> it was to be demoted to universe it could gain additional build-deps
>> required to enable full ffmpeg support.
>>
>> alsa-plugins are also in main. It build-depeds on libav to build
>> libasound2-plugins-extra binary package, which in turn is in universe.
>
> This was created due to many users asking for these plugins to be able to use their AC3 compatible receivers with ALSA/Pulse. However if libav is going back to universe, I have no problem dropping this again. Should someone want these plugins, I'd be happy to help create a split package, but have no interest in helping maintain it.
>

Uploaded new source package alsa-plugins-extra.
Dropped libasound2-plugins-extra from the alsa-plugins package.
Dropped extra build-depends from strigi package.

Now waiting on those to accepted & migrated to release pocket.

Regards,

Dmitrijs.

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