Firefox 4 for Fedora 14?
Conan Kudo (ニール・ゴンパ)
ngompa13 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 22:00:01 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com>wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 23:28 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
> > Speaking of which, is there any chance to split ffmpeg into free (which
> > could be included in fedora) and nonfree part? IIRC we've done something
> > like that with xine-lib-extras and gst-plugins-bad in the past...
> ffmpeg, unfortunately, isn't set up to be modularised like this; you
> can't build an ffmpeg-free with the free codecs and an ffmpeg-patented
> with the patented ones and have them co-exist nicely. So an ffmpeg build
> with almost all the codecs ripped out in the Fedora repos would
> 'compete' with the full build in That Other Repo, not complement it, and
> the way the two repos are set up, it would be tricky to have a
> handicapped build in the Fedora repo and a full build in That Other One
> and have it easy for people to pick the one from That Other Repo (since
> Other Repo packages use the same disttag as Fedora ones).
> Adam Williamson
> Fedora QA Community Monkey
> IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org
That is assuming that "the other repo" uses the same name as Fedora's.
Fedora could call it ffmpeg-free, and "the other repo" could call it
ffmpeg-nonfree, and have the nonfree one obsolete the free one. Simple fix,
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