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Bug#602143: ITP: spice -- a remote display system for virtualized machine and desktop

On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 08:15:42PM +0800, Liang Guo wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 7:53 PM, Marc-André Lureau
> <marcandre.lureau@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > Oh sorry, I don't know I missed you ITP.
> > I am looking at the celt issue, we will either have to patch SPICE
> > (what I am trying now) or just package celt051, like fedora is doing.
> >
> Great, if SPICE can be ported to the latest celt, we need not keep two
> different version of celt in debian. Ron, the maintainer of celt in
> Debian, prefer this methord.

Indeed, since we'll be targeting a debian release that is some 2 years
away from the present, it is quite likely that celt will in fact be
bitstream frozen by then too (or replaced by a derivative that is).

Adjusting to the newer API should be trivial, the main catch is the
bitstream compatibility.  I don't think we should be looking at
packaging celt 0.5 retroactively though, we should be looking ahead.


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