[FFmpeg-devel] RPM library deployments
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at greysector.net
Mon Nov 20 13:53:35 EET 2017
On Sunday, 19 November 2017 at 21:50, Moritz Barsnick wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:45:44 -0900, Lou Logan wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 17, 2017, at 01:10 PM, Gardner, Greg - 0995 - MITLL wrote:
> > > Hey folks,
> > >
> > > Could someone put me in touch with whoever builds the ffmpeg-libs RPM?
> > It's not from us, a third-party makes that, but I'm not sure who. FFmpeg
> > only provides source code.
> Indeed, you really have to find out which distribution/repository
> you're getting those packages from, and check for their packages.
> (Under Fedora, that's mostly either rpmfusion or the fedora-multimedia
> repo from negativo17.org.)
RPMFusion has ffmpeg-2.8.13-1.el7 for EL7-compatible distros. If you have
something newer then it's not from RPMFusion.
> > > I noticed that it does not follow the common convention of
> > > symlinking its *.so static object the appropriate version. Instead,
> > > it simply deploys them with their full version numbers, which
> > > messes with our builds (which look for just the *.so file, not
> > > *.so.1.1 and so on)
> No, that's quite correct. That's the way packaging works. The *.so
> files (or rather symlinks) are in the -devel package.
Yes, install ffmpeg-devel package if you need the .so symlinks.
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