[packman] opensuse 11.3 opal package (for ekiga) supporting H.263, H.264 and MPEG4
James.Bottomley at suse.de
Sat Feb 5 01:10:37 CET 2011
On Fri, 2011-02-04 at 09:28 -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-02-03 at 23:50 +0100, Cristian Morales Vega wrote:
> > 2011/2/3 James Bottomley <James.Bottomley at suse.de>:
> > >> The package is built with the codecs support in the
> > >> home:RedDwarf:multimedia repo (still I would like to see it in
> > >> Packman), to easily test.
> > >> The spec file (https://build.opensuse.org/package/view_file?project=GNOME:Factory&package=opal&file=opal.spec)
> > >> explains everything using the format from
> > >> http://old-en.opensuse.org/Packaging/Patches, upstream bug reports
> > >> included.
> > >
> > > OK, I can pretty much use that one then.
> > That package doesn't splits "opal-nonfree-codecs" in its own package.
> > So it would be great if you could send that, and any other
> > improvement, from your package to the GNOME:Factory one. After that
> > Packman should still link the package since home:RedDwarf:multimedia
> > is little more than a hack and what users really use is Packman.
> After a little more research, I got a preliminary H.264 patch that fixes
> the blockiness and time delay ... I still have a problem with the frame
> rate, which is way too low, but I think it's sufficient to make the
> codec usable. I've bundled up the patch and added it to
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=596006 so we'll see if they
> take it.
> Next step will be to analyse exactly what Gnome:Factory has done and see
> if I can make the package split work.
It's all done and dusted and here:
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