[arch-dev-public] ffmpeg and an x264 upgrade

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 15:03:09 EST 2008

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 1:25 PM, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 8:36 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 8:00 PM, Eric Bélanger
>> <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>>> On Sat, 8 Nov 2008, Aaron Griffin wrote:
>>>> Hey guys,
>>>> I wanted to upgrade ffmpeg to the latest snapshot. Two things came up:
>>>> b) The newest ffmpeg requires the newest x264 which has an soname
>>>> bump, but avidemux doesn't compile. Anyone here willing to patch that,
>>>> or should I hold off on the upgrade for now?
>>> As avidemux's maintainer, I guess I could look into it. Send me the updated
>>> PKGBUILDs for ffmpeg and x264 (or x86_64 packages if you have them).
>> I hope avidemux is all of it. I didn't fully try to rebuild everything
>> because I ran into that one. I will send the PKGBUILDs to the list
>> later tonight
> Didn't we do an x264 update a while ago that was long and drawn out?
> I believe Paul headed it up.

Yeah, but these packages were orphaned - I assumed Paul didn't want to
maintain them anymore... Paul, do you? I can give them back if you

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