Bug#440216: Two issues here, bug needs splitting

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Tue Apr 21 12:49:11 UTC 2009

2009/4/20 Anton Ivanov <arivanov at sigsegv.cx>:
> Issue No 2: VLC 0.8.6-h1 in Lenny cannot be built versus a non-stripped
> ffmpeg version anyway because it uses the old API for swscale and the
> ffmpeg shipped with debian uses the new one.

What ffmpeg version are you speaking of? The vlc of lenny can be built
with the ffmpeg in lenny.

> So following the instructions in the bug does not get you anywhere,
> because vlc will not load the newly built ffmpeg libs as a plugin.
> vlc --list clearly shows that ffmpeg is not being loaded. In fact I am
> having some trouble understanding how the hell it was built.
> aivanov at magrat:~$ vlc --list | grep ff
Add -vvv it'll tell you what symbols are missing


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