[gst-devel] Theora plugin in git fails to build with some ubuntu/debian versions (was: Re: [gst-cvs] gst-plugins-base: theora: Don't check for theora.pc anymore)

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Fri Oct 16 11:06:31 CEST 2009

On Fri, 2009-10-16 at 09:45 +0200, Benjamin Otte wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Stefan Kost <ensonic at hora-obscura.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > Thus, with current git-head theora is not build on ubuntu jaunty.
> >
> > Okay, slomo told me that the jaunty package is wrong and he is uploading
> > a fixed version to the gstreamer ppa.
> >
> Yeah, its brokenness of the Debian/Ubuntu packages that prevented this
> update from happening earlier. Karmic and Debian unstable should have
> fixed packages. The bug report linked above has the details of this.
> (Just clarifying for people googling this issue.)

CCing gstreamer-devel to increase awareness of this.

If I remember correctly, removing /usr/lib/libtheora.la also makes it
work again.


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