Subject: Re: swfdec updated to 0.5.1
To: Guillaume Lasmayous <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 08/16/2007 16:52:32
On Thu, 16 Aug 2007, Guillaume Lasmayous wrote:

> You're right.
> I managed to _compile_ ffmpeg-snapshot from yesterday without any patches. 
> I'm still checking if everything is working correctly, and if patches are 
> still required.
> The problem with updating ffmpeg is that there is no "formal" 
> release...:"New, official "releases" are few and far between. In short, if 
> you want to work with FFmpeg, you are advised to go along with SVN 
> development rather than relying on formal releases. "
> So I'm wondering what is the best approach to take advantage of the new 
> features of ffmpeg ?
> Maybe I should try to package swfdec without ffmpeg support, while there no 
> other official ffmpeg releases.

 	On option would be to update wip/ffmpeg-devel to a known recent
 	working snapshot and depend on that instead...

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