[packman] libavcore needs latest libavutil

Pascal Bleser pascal.bleser at opensuse.org
Mon Nov 15 14:53:26 CET 2010

On 2010-11-15 12:27:40 (+0000), Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> When I updated (only) ffmpeg today, libavcore was installed, but libavutil was
> not automatically updated, leading to this output:
> $ ffmpeg           
> ffmpeg: relocation error: /usr/lib64/libavcore.so.0: symbol
> av_default_item_name, version LIBAVUTIL_50 not defined in file libavutil.so.50
> with link time reference

Seems like ffmpeg is missing explicit Requires on the libraries that
spawn out of it.

> Allow me to repeat that Packman currently violates FFmpeg copyrights by
> distributing a non-free binary (that may not be redistributed). Note that the
> GPL (which Packmans version of FFmpeg contains code for) requires all parts of
> the software to be licensed under the GPL (or a compatible software license)
> which is not the case for the binary Packman distributes (=Packman risks to
> permanently loose the right to distribute GPL'ed software in this package).

You mean because of faac ?

  -o) Pascal Bleser <pascal.bleser at opensuse.org>
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