Bug#471136: Please package upstream snapshot 20080206

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Mon Mar 17 15:58:02 UTC 2008

Fabian Greffrath <greffrath at leat.rub.de> writes:

> Dear Reinhard,
>> I did a first shot at updating the ffmpeg source to version
>> 20080206. The result can be seen at
>> svn://svn.debian.org/pkg-multimedia/experimental/ffmpeg.20080206/debian
> thank you very much for this!
> However, why did you package the snapshot of 20080206? According to the
> changelog on <http://ffmpeg.mplayerhq.hu/> some interesting features
> have been added only one day later.

I looked at what gentoo ships currently, trusting the gentoo ffmpeg
developers (lu_zero) to choose an appropriate snapshot date. If you
agree, let's try to have that version working and upgrade afterwards, ok?

>> I merily refreshed the quilt patches to the new upstream and introduced
>> a new binary package libavdevice. The resulting source package at least
>> doesn't FTBFS on my laptop, so please don't use that for anything
>> serious. I have published the corresponding tarbal at
>> http://people.debian.org/~siretart/tarballs/ for your convenience.
>> a buildlog is attached.
> Please provide a way to reliably reproduce the tarball, preferably via a
> get-orig-source rule in debian/rules!

Help on that would be more than welcome!

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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