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Re: chromium-browser from experimental has included h.264 by default?

On 2010-05-11, Reinhard Tartler <siretart@debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 22:36:00 (CEST), Giuseppe Iuculano wrote:
>> Chromium in Debian is built against the system FFmpeg headers via
>> pkg-config.  This means when Chromium is launched it will assume that
>> FFmpeg is present in the system library path.  In this way you can
>> decide which codecs chromium will use.
> Surely not. Chromium ships a *private* copy of ffmpeg, more precisely, a
> fork of ffmpeg called ffmpeg-mt. Debian does not include ffmpeg-mt
> because of bug #575600 (tagged wontfix). Moreover, Debian's copy of
> ffmpeg will always be out-of-date.
> I wonder why the security team hasn't vetoed this move...

Chromium isn't meant to be released with Squeeze. We'll reevaluate for


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