[packman] [PMBS] SR 311 Essentials/x264

Pascal Bleser pascal.bleser at opensuse.org
Thu Nov 1 20:57:32 CET 2012

On 2012-11-01 17:05:03 (+0100), Manfred Tremmel <manfred at links2linux.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 1. November 2012, 11:42:53 schrieb PMBS:
> > New submit request 311 on x264 by marguerite
> > https://pmbs.links2linux.org/request/show/311

> > [please accept after gpac] build with gpac, ffmpeg and ffms2 for
> > 11.4/12.1/12.2/Tumbleweed/Factory. it requires packages' aggravations
> > or <path repository="openSUSE_XX" project="Multimedia"/> for those
> > targets in Essentials' meta.

> I'm not sure, if ths cycling dependency (ffmpeg needs x264 to build, 
> x264 needs ffmpeg to build) is such a good idea. PMBs shouldn't have a 
> problem when both packages are build once, but whenever we add a new 
> Build-Target, it will fail to solve dependencies.

> Therefore I've allways build x264 binary without ffmpeg support. The 
> only clean way to solve this is, to split x264 into two package one for 
> the libs and devel package only without dependency to ffmpeg and one 
> only to build the x264 executeable with ffmpeg dependency.

Done, we now have libx264 and x264 packages in Essentials.

The x264 binary doesn't use the shared lib, to avoid any cycles
there, and transitive dependencies with ffmpeg.

We should just take are of trying to keep libx264 and x264 in

  -o) Pascal Bleser
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