[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libopenjpeg wrapper for jpeg2k decoding / debian package

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Feb 10 15:16:24 CET 2009

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> writes:

> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 05:05:01PM +0530, Jai Menon wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 04:43:29PM +0530, Jai Menon wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I personally don't use packages so if anyone disagrees, please comment.
>> >
>> > Sorry to be a bit blunt, but developing external library support without
>> > using packages, i.e. different from the rest of the world and the people
>> > that will use the external library support is, ummm, suboptimal to say it
>> > mildly.  You need to test your stuff in the scenario it will be used.
>> I don't know what is the accepted definition of external library
>> support is but I did try this using openjpeg source tarballs and
>> doing a "stock" make install on windows and linux. I don't have the
>> infrastructure to test it on 5 different distros. It works with the
>> external libopenjpeg *library* and thats what the patch is for.
> I do think that if packagers modify upstream sources (and that includes
> changing the install location), this is something they have to deal
> with first of all, and accommodating such changes from our side should
> be considered bug workarounds (i.e. no need to explicitly test for and
> only if it effects more than a handful of people, upstream (the
> packager) has been notified and fixing it upstream is not possible or
> just does not happen).

For the record, "emerge openjpeg" in Gentoo installs

M?ns Rullg?rd
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