"Nathan A. Stine" <nathan.st...@gmail.com> writes: >> But, since mplayer is still in NEW, we cannot fix this in debian right >> now. > > So I see that mplayer has been sitting in new for 6 months now. I take > it the slowness is related to #552373 and the new stripping to add > mencoder to main?
probably. needless to say that delaying acceptance of mplayer because of this is ridiculous IMO. > It is really a shame that mplayer is languishing with no updates for so > long. When all is said and done we can probably lay blame at the US > patent system. Our Supreme Court is looking at eliminating software > patents altogether (see In Re Bilski in any search), and I think I can > speak for everyone in saying I hope they succeed. > > Luckily we have the packages over at Debian Multimedia for now (which > has addressed this bug). Which unfortunately links against a copy of ffmpeg that utterly breaks packages like vlc in debian. Please refrain from reporting bugs to debian if you use these packages > Any ETA for when this will be added to unstable? Please address this question to ftpmaster, more specifically Joerg Jaspert and/or the DPL. -- Gruesse/greetings, Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4 _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers