[Slackbuilds-users] FFmpeg update

John Vogel jvogel4 at stny.rr.com
Sun May 24 01:19:37 UTC 2015

On Sun, 24 May 2015 00:51:26 +0200
Gilles Chanteperdrix <gilles.chanteperdrix at xenomai.org> wrote:

> On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 07:33:01PM +0200, Heinz Wiesinger wrote:
> > multimedia/kodi (?)
> Hi,
> I am running ffmpeg 2.6.2, and tried and compile kodi 14.2 with that
> release; it does not compile, kodi seems to rely on an ffmpeg
> functions (as far as I understood for dvd support) which is no
> longer available in recent versions. So, kodi has to be compiled
> with the version of ffmpeg it contains, which is older. Maybe the
> upcoming kodi 15 will avoid that issue, I have not tried yet.
> Regards.
> -- 
> 					    Gilles.

xbmc forks ffmpeg and then patches it. This is also true for the beta
version of kodi 15, so I don't think it likely that external ffmpeg
will work well in that version either.

-- John

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