[packman] Package update workflow?

Cristian Morales Vega reddwarf at opensuse.org
Sat May 5 11:57:07 CEST 2012

On 4 May 2012 22:49, Manfred Tremmel <manfred at links2linux.de> wrote:
> Am Freitag, 4. Mai 2012, 18:36:26 schrieb Cristian Morales Vega:
>> transcode is dead, let's accept it. And I see 11 packages that require
>> it. Either the dependencies are wrong or those packages should have
>> already started to move to something else. Those packages are usually
>> DVD related... we are in 2012!!! DVDs??? Who uses those any more?
> I maintaine some packages which are not updated for years, but used by
> other packages, like transcode. What's the alternate to DVD's on linux?
> Blue-Ray Disks with HDCP, AACS and BD+ or Video On Demand over Internet
> with DRM and no Linux clients? DVDs are well supported and CSS is no
> real problem, so it simply works with linux.
> As long as I can manage transcode to build with new gcc versions and new
> library versions from e.g. ffmpeg and no security problems are known,
> why should we drop it?

My alternative to DVDs are just Matroska files. But if somebody
actually cares for transcode there is no cause to drop it, sure.

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