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Re: long-broken packages (some are removal candidates)

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 09:39:34AM +0100, Stephen Borrill wrote:
 > >>>multimedia/vlc08
 > >>>
 > >>>Has not built in ages (does not like current or anything like current
 > >>>ffmpeg) and is an ancient version; there are three newer versions of
 > >>>vlc in pkgsrc. There does not appear to be anything using it any more,
 > >>>so it's probably time for it to go.
 > >>
 > >>I use this as it is the last WxWidgets, non-Qt version available and
 > >>I find it useful for embedded projects. I admit I keep an old ffmpeg
 > >>around to build it with.
 > >
 > >I think then it might be time for you to keep an old vlc08 package
 > >around too, because if this is not buildable in pkgsrc, what's the
 > >point of having it there? :)
 > I guess it depends on whether a small non-Qt version is useful to
 > anyone else (in which case a relevant ffmpeg could be imported). I
 > find the skins2 interface works well and you can even remove
 > wxWidgets if you don't need file open dialogs.

I was going to suggest you import a suitable ffmpeg...

David A. Holland

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