Subject: Re: swfdec updated to 0.5.1
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Guillaume Lasmayous <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 08/16/2007 18:12:28
David Brownlee wrote:
> 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...
Thanks David,
I'll do that.
Let's forget about swfdec for a moment, to give me time updating ffmpeg 

Do you have a working snapshot in mind ? Otherwise, I'll try a few ones 
to see which one works.