[packman] [opensuse-factory] Fwd: commit libavutil for openSUSE:Factory

Dave Plater davejplater at gmail.com
Sun Jun 24 14:47:22 CEST 2012

I have been working on a static build of libavutil included in the hg
version of xine-lib but was having difficulty getting that version of
xine-lib to build. Unfortunately I'm computerless atm but this would
certainly solve the problem.

On 6/15/12, Cristian Morales Vega <reddwarf at opensuse.org> wrote:
> On 15 June 2012 18:25, Dominique Leuenberger a.k.a DimStar
> <DimStar at opensuse.org> wrote:
>> Has this be well planned
> Since xine 1.2.x depends on libavutil unconditionally
> (https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=762784) it's basically
> the only solution.
> But I don't see any real problem here. Can you put an specific
> combination of circumstances that would be problematic? It would be
> safer and easier if libavutil versioned symbols in a more detailed way
> instead of just to avoid using symbols from a library with a different
> soname, but that problem happens with lots of libraries that don't
> even version symbols at all.
> xine is the only package from openSUSE that will link against it. And
> the most common case is for users to use both xine and libavutil from
> Packman. So this seems 100% safe to me.
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