[arch-general] libx264 changes

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Mon May 8 17:45:09 UTC 2017

On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 6:37 PM, Eli Schwartz via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 05/07/2017 02:28 PM, Carsten Mattner via arch-general wrote:
>> On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 6:11 PM, Doug Newgard <scimmia at archlinux.info> wrote:
>>> And again, the cycle doesn't matter at all if your ffmpeg package is set up
>>> correctly.
>> I don't understand how I can without additionally repacking libx264/x264,
>> but hopefully I will see what you're saying later today or tomorrow.
> What Doug is saying is, you should do what 99.9999999% of all other Arch
> Linux users creating custom packages to replace repo packages do, and
> make your forked ffmpeg package provide "ffmpeg", thereby ensuring that
> libx264/x264 depend on *your* package!

Is the idea that I create a machine local repo that has highest prio
and overrides arch extra/testing? Otherwise, I don't know how to unbreak
the cycle while only building a custom ffmpeg.

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