Bug#493822: libavcodec-dev: updating libavcodec causes mass removal of applications

Fabian Greffrath greffrath at leat.rub.de
Tue Aug 5 07:54:28 UTC 2008

Hi Mark,

Mark Whitis schrieb:
 > Package: libavcodec-dev
 > Version: 0.cvs20070307-6

 > Debian Release: lenny/sid
 >   APT prefers unstable
 >   APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')

you seem to be running Debian unstable/sid. I wonder why apt wants to 
install outdated versions of the ffmpeg-libs which are not even in 
testing anymore.

 > apt-get install libavformat-dev libavcodec-dev libavutil-dev

Have you run 'apt-get update' before?
What happens if you run 'apt-get -t unstable install libavformat-dev 
libavcodec-dev libavutil-dev'?


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