[packman] Kodi doesn't play videos with latest ffmpeg
peter.snauwaert at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 19:09:13 CET 2017
On Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 1:04 PM, Dave Plater <davejplater at gmail.com> wrote:
> Fixed kodi, confirmed by email. Submitted sr#4048
> On 11/21/17, Dave Plater <davejplater at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Kodi is made to build with it's internal (from github.com/xbmc/FFmpeg)
> > ffmpeg until kodi 1.8x is released which has been rewritten to build
> > with ffmpeg 3.4.
> > It already builds with "internal" libdvdcss, libdvdnav and libdvdread.
> > These have become a problem since the internal ffmpeg build. These
> > libs are statically linked.
> > See the bug references at the beginning of this thread.
> > Dave
> > On 11/21/17, Olaf Hering <olaf at aepfle.de> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Nov 21, Dave Plater wrote:
> >>> What I don't understand is none of these are related to ffmpeg and why
> >>> tis wasn't a problem before.
> >> Before we try to force a different libffmpeg into kodi, it must be
> >> checked
> >> if the other libraries in the kodi process make some use of libffmpeg.
> >> If they do, there will be most likely a runtime conflict and kodi must
> >> be fixed to work with "any" libffmpeg.
> >> In case of no conflict it is likely easier to build a private ffmpeg in
> >> %_libdir/ffmpeg3x and build kodi with RPATH pointing to that directory.
> >> Olaf
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