[packman] How to upgrade XBMC to Kodi
sagiben at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 21:55:29 CET 2014
I double checked this and new ffmpeg libraries *are* statically linked in
On Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 8:37 AM, LB <aloisio at gmx.com> wrote:
> Saturday, December 27, 2014 "Sagi Ben-Akiva" wrote:
> > Yes there is , taken from http://kodi.tv/kodi-14-0-helix-unwinds/ :
> > "To begin, Kodi has been updated to use FFmpeg 2.4.4. For users, this
> > Kodi will now be capable of playing back h.265 (also known as HEVC) and
> > video codecs. The use of HEVC and VP9 could result in dramatically
> > video files sizes with exactly the same level of quality. A 40 GB file
> > could be compressed to 20 GB. Users with particularly large libraries or
> > interest in 4K video may be especially likely to appreciate this update.
> > Software support for the VP9 video codec is also included."
> > While in packman repo ffmpeg is at version 2.3.3
> And it's bound to remain at that version until vlc 2.2 is released. Vlc
> 2.1.5 won't build with anything newer than 2.3.x and that's a show-stopper.
> Perhaps the new ffmpeg libraries could be statically linked to kodi?
> Or perhaps someone has a bright idea to make ffmpeg 2.4/2.5 coexist as
> ffmpeg_current without having the sonames clash?
> Packman mailing list
> Packman at links2linux.de
More information about the Packman