[packman] Introduction

Malcolm malcolmlewis at cableone.net
Sun Feb 23 17:27:31 CET 2020

On Sun 23 Feb 2020 11:24:26 PM CST, Maurizio Galli wrote:

>On Sun, Feb 23, 2020 at 1:39 PM Dave Plater <davejplater at gmail.com>
>> You can normally build against openSUSE's ffmpeg libs and the package
>> will use the unencumbered ffmpeg libs. Mpeg2 is no longer under
>> patent.
>The package in the official repo, it doesn't build against anything
>but just turns the tar.gz into an rpm and needs to use a pre-bundled
>ffmpeg library. In that case it was chosen the non patent encumbered
>version from electron:
>However and ideally, Discord needs the patent encumbered ffmpeg in
>order to play  h264 and h265  video formats, reason why I'm hoping I
>could repackage it and bundle the full ffmpeg  in Packman.
>Maurizio Galli (MauG)
What should be done is use bcond's on the openSUSE version to get what
your wanting, then a link is created on packman repository for it to
rebuild where those bconds get activated, one package, one place to

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