Ffmpeg : experimental to unstable

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Thu Aug 5 14:49:01 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 09:39:26 (EDT), Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 03:12:30PM +0200, Brent Clark wrote:
>> On 05/08/2010 14:58, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>>> I've talked to the release managers on tuesday about this, and we more
>>> or less agreed that it's too late for squeeze.
>>> I've tried, but it's no longer in my hands.
>> Thanks for replying and trying.
> For what it's worth, DebConf10 videoteam is using the experimental
> ffmpeg packages backported to a squeeze snapshot. dvswitch and
> ffmpeg2theora both use ffmpeg libraries. Everything is working well. So,
> it might be feasible to provide backports more broadly.
> Far from ideal, but, at least it's an option.

for a limited set of packages, that's indeed an option. However, we
*will* break other packages with that, that's why I don't think
backports.org would be a solution for that, unless we do the full

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