[arch-dev-public] dropping Gnash?
snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 15:16:51 EDT 2009
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
> Am Mon, 30 Mar 2009 04:06:15 -0400
> schrieb Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com>:
>> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de>
>> > Am Thu, 5 Mar 2009 16:19:57 -0500
>> > schrieb Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com>:
>> >> If they don't update often and if no other dev/TU is willing to
>> >> adopt it, I could just update it for this time being. Lately,
>> >> I've been busy updating orphaned packages so a couple more won't
>> >> matter ;). In fact, I was about to post a status report on the
>> >> remaining ones. I will do that sometime soon.
>> > gnash-common and -gtk have been added to AUR. please decide to
>> > update the official packages/remove AUR ones or leave them up to
>> > the community.
>> > your choice.
>> > -Andy
>> I've started to work on an gnash upgrade. But keep the gnash PKGBUILD
>> in unsupported until the update is actually done. (ie I might change
>> my mind).
>> BTW, I'll probably use agg for the renderer instead of opengl for
>> performance reason: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/13443. This was
>> done in the PKGBUILD in AUR. I might also change the media from
>> gstreamer to ffmpeg. I've read somewhere that ffmpeg was better on
>> Youtube. Currently, gnash 0.8.4 or 0.8.5 doesn't work on Youtube as
>> far as I could tell.
> Please take care of the AGG license. I remember we dropped its usage
> in OOo and switched back to an older agg version shipped with the OOo
> see http://www.antigrain.com/license/index.html
AGG 2.5 is licensed under the GPL (same for gnash) so that shouldn't
be a problem.
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