[packman] chromium-ffmpeg-extra in OpenSUSE Tumbleweed: how is libffmpeg.so loaded?
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Mon Jan 18 11:22:30 CET 2021
Am Sonntag, 17. Januar 2021, 10:56:03 schrieb Dimitrios Apostolou:
> What remains as a mystery to me, is how the library
> /usr/lib64/chromium-ffmpeg-extra/libffmpeg.so gets loaded by Chromium or
> ffmpeg. I have grep'ed or strace'd my whole system with no results. That
> path is not listed anywhere. I am starting to believe that this package is
> not working any longer.
AFAIK, chromium itself doesn't use chromium-ffmpeg-extra since quite a while,
and shouldn't need it anyway as it is actually built against ffmpeg (so you
could say it has chromium-ffmpeg-extra built in).
I.e. as Dave Plater wrote, chromium-ffmpeg-extra is only useful for "browsers
based on Chromium", mainly Vivaldi I think, and not chromium itself.
Maybe check that all other ffmpeg related packages come from Packman too:
zypper se -s libav
And/or try to do a full switch to Packman:
zypper dup --from "Packman Repository"
I don't use chromium myself though (nor Microsoft Teams, nor Tumbleweed) ...
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