On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 4:52 AM, Reinhard Tartler <siret...@tauware.de> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 09:54:47 (CET), Fabian Greffrath wrote:
>> Given that lame, xvidcore and x264 are currently sitting in the NEW
>> queue and there are chances they will get accepted into Debian, I guess
>> nearly *all* the other packages that are listed on our wiki page can be
>> provided by Debian as well (i.e. think of feature-enhanced gstreamer,
>> ffmpeg, mplayer, vlc, et al). As soon as the packages are in the
>> official Debian archive, it is posible to provide backports for them via
>> the official way, i.e. via backports.org.
> True. The thing is, I don't expect that to happen soon, TBH. No, I don't
> have solid information, this is just a feeling. In the mean time,
> debimedia could be a) an interim solution until the backports actually
> reach squeeze backports, and b) a staging repository for getting quicker
>> So what are the debimedia core packages and is there still a need for
>> debimedia at all if the aforementioned packages get really accepted into
>> the Debian archive?
> I'd say let's begin with these packages. IIRC, adi mentioned the desire
> to provide quicker backports of jack-ish packages as well, so this might
> be a use-case as well.
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 10:15:40 (CET), Andres Mejia wrote:
>>> Because we now these additional ressources, I think we can even
>>> setup a pbuilder for building i386/amd64 packages. I imagine that with
>>> this, we can also extend the archive to hold backports of "important"
>>> multimedia packages for stable users. Well, you get the idea.
>> Why not sbuild/wanna-build? I imagine we eventually want to include
>> other arches to be hosted as well.
> I don't have any experience with wanna-build, if you volunteer to set it
> up, sure, that would be probably useful!
I had wanted to test setting up a miniature buildd network consisting
of one machine that builds for 1386 and amd64. I've not done this
before so I'll have to get back to you on this.
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