Re: Bug#638250: Needs to be adapted for libav/0.7
tags 638250 help
On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 06:45:36 (CEST), Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> block 638250 by 639948
I strongly disagree that this arch specific defect on ppc is in any way
a blocking bug for recompiling moc-ffmpeg-plugin against the new libav
libraries. It only affects (some?) altivec enabled machines and can be
easily avoided by disabling the altivec variant.
> Thanks again for the patch but there is no solution for #639948 yet.
> Please advice me what to do? I filed the ppc bug to libav-upstream
> http://bugzilla.libav.org/show_bug.cgi?id=40 but there is no
> response either from Debian-multimedia. Removing ppc from supported
> archs isn't practicable as 639948 is a regression.
Ideally, we find a porter that can identify the bug and provide a patch
for fixing the segmentation fault. I've copied the powerpc porters and
ask them hereby for their assistance.
Or, if porters approached me, I also could disable the altivec builds in
libav completely, penalizing potential altivec users that do not
experience this issue.
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4