remove xbmc from Debian testing/unstable?

James Cowgill jcowgill at
Wed Oct 26 10:48:15 UTC 2016

On 26/10/16 11:00, Bálint Réczey wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> 2016-09-21 4:28 GMT+02:00 Paul Wise <pabs at>:
>> On Tue, 2016-09-20 at 18:14 +0200, Bálint Réczey wrote:
>>> I have changed kodi 17.x to provide xbmc*.
>>> The next upload to experimental will contain the fix.
>> Excellent, thanks for that!
> It seems it is too much hassle to maintain the xbmc packages
> generated from kodi source, see #842141.
> I could append the current version to the xbmc package versions,
> but that would just confuse users.

This is normal for transitional packages.

> If you have any good idea please share it, otherwise I'm revert to
> provide the transitional packages from xbmc.

This is what I'm about to upload to do the mplayer2 -> mpv transition:

That allows me to not epoch the whole of mpv.


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