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Re: No KODI for buster?

On 10/11/2018 12:25 PM, The Wanderer wrote:
> On 2018-10-10 at 20:31, Man_without_clue wrote:
>> On 2017/11/13 21:27, A_Man_Without_Clue wrote:
>>> On 11/13/2017 07:38 PM, Jonathan Dowland wrote:
>>>> THe root issue  that needs fixing is this one 
>>>> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=853485
>>>> Which has apparently been fixed in a package upload to
>>>> experimental. So Kodi should be unblocked once the maintainer
>>>> makes a normal upload to unstable.
>>> Great. I will wait.
>>> Thanks for info.
>> Well, since then nearly one year has passed.
>> KODI is still not available for Buster....
> As the same qa.debian.org "excuses" page as before now indicates, the
> problem is now a different bug [1]; this time, it appears to be related
> to the transition to a newer (incompatible) FFmpeg release. Whether the
> package ever made it into testing in the meantime or not, I don't know.
> The bug was reported back in January, and the maintainer said in late
> July that he'd be switching to a new upstream version (presumably, one
> compatible with the newer FFmpeg) to fix the bug.
> The Kodi package in current stable appears to have upstream version
> 17.1; the one in sid (and apparently also the slightly earlier one
> against which the bug was reported) appears to have upstream version 17.6.
> There are several kodi-related repositories on salsa [2], and it's not
> clear which one(s) would be the appropriate ones to look at for the
> status of work on updating the package to a newer upstream version. The
> one for 'kodiplatform' [3] was updated just this past week, but all the
> other activity on any of them seems to be prior to that July statement.
> It might be worth pinging the maintainer about this, at least to ask
> what the status of that switch to a newer upstream version is.
> That said, given that AFAIK we're nowhere near a release of buster to
> stable yet (and even the freeze isn't scheduled until early next year),
> I'm not sure this absence is anything to panic about.
> [1] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=888383
> [2]
> https://salsa.debian.org/public?utf8=%E2%9C%93&name=kodi&sort=latest_activity_desc
> [3] https://salsa.debian.org/multimedia-team/kodiplatform/commits/master

Ok then....

So I just have to be patient.

I once tried install KODI from multimedia repo but that caused enormous
amount of other problem so I stopped.

I was going to build media playing station but the project needs be
postponed due to financial problem so it is ok for now....

Thank you guys.


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