[packman] TW: Problem: nothing provides 'this-is-only-for-build-envs' needed by the to be installed ffmpeg-5-mini-libs-5.1.2-10.1.x86_64

Steven Swart steven.swart at gmail.com
Sat Mar 18 04:04:46 CET 2023

Good day, Packmans!

I managed to install ffmpeg-6 from this repo:


I had to break a dependency to do it:

Problem: nothing provides 'libx265.so.207()(64bit)' needed by the to be
installed libavcodec60-6.0-14.10.x86_64
 Solution 1: do not install ffmpeg-6-6.0-14.10.x86_64
 Solution 2: break libavcodec60-6.0-14.10.x86_64 by ignoring some of its

I have no idea if these codecs support all of the proprietary formats
Packman provides, (I have been using Kodi and have not encountered any
unplayable formats yet). Still, in any case, it should be simple enough to
switch back to the Packman versions, once they are available, using:

> sudo opi codecs

Kind regards,

On Thu, 16 Mar 2023 at 22:16, Hans-Peter Jansen <hpj at urpla.net> wrote:

> > There is no ffmpeg-6 in Factory yet.
> >
> > So ffmpeg-5 got broken in Factory before the replacement was put in
> there...
> I'm using multimedia:libs/ffmpeg-6 here.
> Cheers,
> Pete

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