[Slackbuilds-users] FFmpeg update

Heinz Wiesinger pprkut at liwjatan.at
Tue Jun 2 10:31:29 UTC 2015

On Tuesday 02 June 2015 11:24:31 David Spencer wrote:
> Here's a sitrep :-)
> ffmpeg -- on -current only, building against openjpeg-2 is broken.
> (The ffmpeg trac indicates that Heinz already knows about this.
> Unfortunately the ffmpeg upstream and the openjpeg upstream need to
> have a mutual understanding...)

I have fixes for this ready, which are already used in -current as well.
It's fantastically stupid, but it works.

> multimedia/vlc -- big problem. vlc-2.1.6 refuses to build with the new
> version of ffmpeg ("configure: error: libavcodec versions 56 and later
> are not supported yet"). vlc-2.2.1 accepts the new version of ffmpeg
> but needs newer versions of cairo, libdvdread and taglib than are in
> Slackware 14.1. There was a prior thread about vlc-2.2.1 on this
> mailing list.

That's a bummer :(
Any chance we could backport the ffmpeg fixes to 2.1.x?

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