[Libva] libva 1.0.15

Gwenole Beauchesne gb.devel at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 10:02:36 PDT 2012


2011/10/31 Eric Valette <eric.valette at free.fr>:
> On 31/10/2011 09:36, Gwenole Beauchesne wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 2011/10/29 Eric Valette<eric.valette at free.fr>:
>>> Thanks for the goog work. As I use debian, I tested the debian package
>>> generation. The code does genrate debina package correctly but the
>>> generated
>>> packages are incompatible with debian ones. You cannot install if you had
>>> a
>>> previous debian install and removing debian libva packages prevent to
>>> have
>>> many players like vlc, ...
>> The NEWS entry was misleading, I actually meant .deb packaging. I
>> don't think upstream aims at replacing distribution packages. It's for
>> people who don't use distro packages. And people who use distro
>> packages and want to use those will know how to remove the previous
>> distro ones. Besides, distributions are generally fast to catch up.
>> e.g. I saw that Ubuntu already have new packages in some common ppa.
> Well debian is rather slow. They are still at .12 last time I checked.

I finally split the upstream packages in a way similar to
Debian/Ubuntu. The original control.in file looks ugly then but at
least we now get things generated correctly, depending on the user's


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