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Bug#683030: unblock: vlc/2.0.3-1

On Sat, 2012-07-28 at 15:54 +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
>     Depends: vlc libav (not considered)
> The new libav does not have an unblock request ttbomk and from a quick
> look at the diff I'm not prepared to unblock it without at least some
> discussion (there are changes which don't appear to be mentioned in the
> changelog and some of the changes listed in the changelog don't actually
> appear tohave been made).

Looking again and reading through the associated bug reports, it looks a
bit better than I thought; I really shouldn't have to read through
longish bug report logs to find out why a change has been made to the
packaging, however.

libav maintainers (Cced):

- the changelog for -5 mentions making transitional packages arch:all,
but not a number of removals of "Multi-Arch: foreign" that seem to have
been applied to some packages.

- the changelog also doesn't mention the dropping of the ffmpeg

- this change looks slightly odd:

  * Do not run doxygen if it is not installed.

doxygen is in B-D-Indep and only appears to be used when building the
arch:all -doc package.  On that basis, why would it not always be
installed when required?



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