Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Re: Libav11 for Utopic

On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 7:16 AM, Reinhard Tartler <[email protected]> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm wondering what people think about having Libav11 in Ubuntu. In
> debian, this transition as coordinated in
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=757917
>
> This time, Libav11 is source-code compatible to Libav10. While the
> SONAMEs did change, packages just need to be recompiled and do not
> require additional patching. Given that we just transitioned to
> Libav10, I expect this to be rather painless in Ubuntu. I did a mass
> recompilation in Debian, and it worked out pretty well.
>
> I realize that Feature Freeze is just around the corner, so time is
> running out. I would therefore appreciate a quick decision on this.
>
> Thanks a lot for considering.

Is there a PPA available for Libav11?

If so, I'd be glad to test it out a bit, and ensure that our
transcoding Juju charm [1] works well with it.

http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2014/07/scalable-parallel-video-transcoding-on.html

Cheers,
Dustin

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