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Re: Bug#687624: ITP: libdvdcss-pkg -- automated installer for libdvdcss

On Fri, 14 Sep 2012 22:14:57 Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> This has been discussed before within the pkg-multimedia team. There
> is even preliminary work available at
> http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-multimedia/libdvdcss-installer.git;
> a=summary.
Thank you, I'm aware of that. Some time ago I wrote to Andres Mejia (who made 
libdvdcss-installer) to discuss but got no reply yet.

Our implementations are very different.

I'm member of pkg-multimedia but I hesitated to alter libdvdcss-installer 
without Andres' consent.

> Team pkg-multimedia, does anyone remember or know why that branch has
> not been uploaded to debian yet?

If I recall correctly, it can't install the package from postinst due to DPKG 
lock. Probably that's the main reason. 
Also it is manual, got no debconf prompt to warn user about consequences, 
can't handle upgrades (and removes) gracefully etc.


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