Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Re: Intending to upload Libav 9 to raring

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.

Luke

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