> Well, for exactly reasons like this, I find installing libraries from > 3rd party repositories problematic at least.
I agree it's not ideal, but unfortunately there's some functionality that isn't present in the main repositories. (for example, a build of gtkpod that supports AAC) > And I've asked you to check this. Until this happens, I'd agree to leave > this bug closed. > It would be great if you could help with filling > the gaps. Since that's the case, I can try both the testing and experimental versions, but most likely it will be this weekend or the next when I have the time. Aaron On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 3:39 AM, Reinhard Tartler <siret...@tauware.de>wrote: > On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 09:25:12 (CEST), Aaron Barany wrote: > > > Just to provide a bit more information, I'm using debian-multimedia, > which > > is why my ffmpeg libraries are newer than what's in the standard debian > > repositories. This thread on Audacity forums ( > > http://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=28048) documents the > > problem, and also includes a patch. According to that thread, the change > > appeared in ffmpeg 0.5.1. If I'm reading the version numbers correctly, > both > > debian-multimedia and experimental have ffmpeg 0.6 (with slightly newer > > version in debian-multimedia), > > the package distributed by debian-multimedia is not based on ffmpeg 0.6, > it is just horribly and confusingly named. It is based on SVN trunk, > were a lot of development is going on, and such compatibility bugs still > need to be found and ironed out. Christian Marillat is obviously not > helping with that at all. > > > and the standard squeeze install has 0.5.1. (which also means that > > the standard squeeze libraries might experience the same problem) > > And I've asked you to check this. Until this happens, I'd agree to leave > this bug closed. > > > I would prefer not to try to install a different version of the libraries > > since I don't have any experience working with different repositories > like > > that, especially since I would have to deal with the dependencies. > > Well, for exactly reasons like this, I find installing libraries from > 3rd party repositories problematic at least. > > > (I'm mainly worried about getting everything back together again when > > I'm done...) If somebody could try it on a standard testing and/or > > experimental install that would be great. > > Well, you've reported an imcomplete bug, and I've told you what > information is missing. It would be great if you could help with filling > the gaps. > > -- > Gruesse/greetings, > Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4 >
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