[packman] dcadec and FFmpeg

Luigi Baldoni aloisio at gmx.com
Sun Mar 22 07:09:22 CET 2015

Martin Herkt <9 <at> cirno.systems> writes:

> Someone has written an LGPLv2-licensed DTS decoder with support for HD 
> extensions, and two days ago support for it was added to FFmpeg (previously, 
> FFmpeg was unable to decode DTS-HD Master Audio in a lossless way). This is 
> likely to be included with one of the upcoming FFmpeg releases, so I figured 
> it’d be a good idea to let you know in advance.
> The project can be found here: https://github.com/foo86/dcadec
> For now, I’ve contributed some rudimentary Makefile changes upstream that 
> should make packaging easy enough, but there may be some remaining issues.
> Support in FFmpeg is enabled with the --enable-libdcadec compile-time switch.

ffmpeg is an essential package, I'm not sure it would be wise to link it to
an unknown and still unstable piece of software just yet...

Also do you have a link to the upstream project?

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