Re: [Ekiga-devel-list] ekiga-snapshot Debian package

Ciao Kilian!

On Thu, 30 Aug 2007 08:08:30 +0200, Kilian Krause wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 11:06:17PM +0200, Luca Capello wrote:
>>>> dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: could not find any packages for
>> This *is* a problem.
> Right. And even having looked to it, I don't (yet) see why this
> happens and thus how to fix it. I'm open to suggestions, but this
> will need further debuging why this happens to get it sorted out.

FWIW, I'm trying to debug it myself, too.

>> Perfectly understandable.  Kilian, IMHO libopal-cvs should at least
>> Suggests: libavcodec1d, maybe even Recommends:.
> Yes, the problem however is the multitude of Packages providing it.
> I need to make a list and add that unless you have one.

Mmm, I'd say that we should stick with Debian official packages as
much as we can.  Since etch still have libavcodec0d while lenny and
sid libavcodec1d [1], wouldn't "libavcodec0d | libavcodec1d" do the

>> I didn't look into the code (most of which I cannot understand),
>> but I'm a bit surprised: shouldn't x264 acts the same as
>> libavcodec?
> That's something with the way the linking is done right now. If the
> plugin does depend on it (instead of fully dynamically load it when
> provided and needed), it'll show up in the Depends.

I guessed that and that's way I specifically asked why libx264 isn't
fully dynamically loaded (as libavcodec).

> The *-cvs variant is not intended for Debian. It's an external
> repository.

I'm aware of that, but since you're also the maintainer for the
official Debian version, I guess you base your work on the *-cvs
variant.  Anyway, nevermind.

> The official Debian version will not have X.264 (and just for the
> record, doesn't have iLBC either for the obvious same DFSG-reason).

I wasn't aware of iLBC, thank you for the info.

>> [1] it seems quite strangely, however, that the package has been
>>     removed if it could have been available in non-free
> it could not:

Oh, thank you for the link.  I was too lazy to search for the correct
bug and really didn't care too much (because anyway we're talking
about a *-cvs and external version).

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca


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