[packman] Multimedia:kodi broken by ffmpeg 3.4

Dave Plater davejplater at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 06:32:57 CET 2017

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On 11/19/17, Andrei Dziahel <develop7 at develop7.info> wrote:
> OK, so the build has been failed
> (https://pmbs.links2linux.de/package/live_build_log/home:develop7:branches:Multimedia/kodi/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/x86_64)
> executing `ar crs audioengine.a AEFactory.o AESinkFactory.o…`. My
> local build has been failed on `ar crs guilib.a DDSImage.o …`.
> Increasing `ar` verbosity by setting `ARFLAGS=crsv` did work but
> didn't help as the build failed on `ar crsv guilib.a…` again. I've
> also found that ar actually did build that file, it just returned
> non-zero code. I've tried to run failing command in buildroot dir
> following way `ar crsv ~/tmp/guilib.a …` and it succeeds with non-zero
> code, producing a file with only difference from previous one is the
> timestamp in the header.
> I need help, this is very confusing.
> Thank you in advance.
> 2017-11-19 21:18 GMT+03:00 Andrei Dziahel <develop7 at develop7.info>:
>> I apologize, I should've mention explicitly (despite the log file
>> states it though) these installations were in fact Tumbleweed.
>> True, Kodi devs are wrong indeed, yet for end user it's the ffmpeg
>> upgrade what broke the functionality. What's worse, there were, like,
>> zero warning signs.
>> Anyway; the Kodi's ffmpeg fork seems to be a way to go. Here's my
>> initial attempt to do it —
>> https://pmbs.links2linux.de/package/show/home:develop7:branches:Multimedia/kodi.
>> It fails to build locally, maybe it'll succeed in PMBS. Regardless,
>> any input here will be greatly appreciated.
>> Thank you in advance.
>> 2017-11-19 15:51 GMT+03:00 Dave Plater <davejplater at gmail.com>:
>>> There's Essentials/A_42.3-ffmpeg, only builds for Leap:42.3 ATM.
>>> Contains ffmpeg-3.3.4 but some major reworking is needed for kodi to
>>> build against it.
>>> The breakage is usually caused by developers not following ffmpeg rules.
>>> Dave
>>> On 11/19/17, Andrei Dziahel <develop7 at develop7.info> wrote:
>>>> Hi list,
>>>> It seems I'm affected (2 installations, actually) by
>>>> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/56065, which results in Kodi being
>>>> unable to play video (see ffmpeg errors at
>>>> http://paste.opensuse.org/21bc2ea5 starting L558). Is there any way to
>>>> rebuild it with previous ffmpeg, or embedded ffmpeg, or whatever?
>>>> UPD: Oh, I see, we seem to have no ffmpeg < 3.4 headers whatsoever.
>>>> All right, since updating ffmpeg introduces so much breakage, can we
>>>> possibly make it, I don't know, a multiversion package?
>>>> Thank you in advance.
>>>> --
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Andrei Dziahel
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>> Regards,
>> Andrei Dziahel
> --
> Regards,
> Andrei Dziahel

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