[arch-dev-public] Warning: x264/ffmpeg rebuilds entering [testing]

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 12:52:22 EST 2010

On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Ionut Biru <biru.ionut at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/10/2010 07:04 PM, Eric Bélanger wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 9:15 AM, Ionut Biru<biru.ionut at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> hi,
>>> just a head up to announce that it's better to wait a few days before
>>> updating.
>>> for devs, who want to rebuild mplayer, we have a lot of pending bugs for
>>> this and vdpau support is the most requested.
>> mplayer doesn't need to be rebuild (it's not on the list).
> i notice that after i sent, but i was thinking is a good opportunity to cut
> down those older bugs for mplayer now. if nobody wasn't to recompile, i'll
> do it later.

Sure no problem.

> i know there was in the past some linking problems agaisn't freetype. How
> does previous maintainer handle that? If i remember well ./configure had to
> be executed as root.
> --
> Ionut

So far, I've found a couple of packages on the todo list that didn't
need to be rebuilt (electricsheep and gegl). I've removed them from
the list. It might be a good idea to  check if a rebuild is needed
before rebuilding a package to save some unnecessary work.

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