Roman, IOhannes, Alexandre Quessy, and I have all joined the Debian
pkg-multimedia team to get this stuff into Debian, and therefore
automatically into Ubuntu, Linux Mint, etc.  Its quite easy to join, so
I am trying to get more people involved.  So far we've gotten a bunch of
Pd libs into Debian, so these should be all included in Ubuntu 11.04:


We've also been working on getting gmerlin-avdecoder into Debian.  Its
quite close, but Roman and IOhannes have been working on it more than me
recently, so I don't know the status. I've got a few more packaged up
and am uploading them for review right now:



On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 14:54 +0100, august wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 06:22 +0100, august wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > Roman, it would also be great if you could add gmerlin to your ppa
> > > list.   Is that difficult?  I'd think it wouldn't be too much work if
> > > you already have the others (gavl, etc).
> > 
> > Simply including the sources that are already included in the official
> > Ubuntu repositories is easy. But I wouldn't see any point in doing that.
> hmm.  maybe I don't understand yet how it all works...
> When I install the official gmerlin repo, it overwrites libgavl in
> /usr/lib  with a version that is older than that which came from
> installing the pd-readanysf package from the puredyne ppa's.   
> I also noticed that whoever did the "official" package for ubuntu made
> it without gmerlin_encode.  This basically makes the package useless. 
> This all seems odd.  I would think there would be 4 packages:  
>       libgavl  -> provides base library for audio video frames
>       libgmerlin_avdec - provides libs for decoding av
>       gmerlin_encode -> provides plugins to gmerlin for encoding 
>       gmerlin -> provides a framework for building gui apps, also includes
>       many handy applications such as gmerlin_transcoder
> > Do you need a more up-to-date version of the gmerlin package? And what
> It would be nice (maybe even crucial) to have all the gmerlin packages
> in sync -> packaged by the same method, at the same time.  
> > for do you need it, just out of curiosity?
> the gmerlin package has some of the nicest (and easiest) transcoding
> software I have yet used.   I use it a lot.  But, the  official package
> is broken as far as I can see, since it doesn't include any of the
> encode plugins.   It also has a very handy ogg/vorbis/theora streaming
> app that seems to be missing from the official package.   
> -august.
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