On Tue, 06 Apr 2010 07:32:36 +0200 Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 06:33:12 (CEST), Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > fyi, i've just tested upstream mplayer svn 20100405. it does not crash
> > with lol-mplayer.mpg. on the other hand, the currently packaged
> > version, svn 20090405, still crashes. does it make sense to upgrade to
> > a newer upstream version? thanks.
> The newer mplayer won't work with our system ffmpeg, so we would need to
> compile in ffmpeg statically? Would this be acceptable for the security
> team? I suppose not.
not likely. is it because mplayer uses an old/incompatible ffmpeg?
could you convince them to keep in sync?
> Moreover, ftp-master blocks any work on mplayer. If you could talk to
> someone to get mplayer out of (binary) NEW, that would allow me to work
> again on the package.
i had no idea. what do they disapprove about the package? i suppose i
could send a message indicating that some action really needs to be
taken since this issue does have security relevance.
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