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FS#68535 - [mpv] libpulse should be added to dependencies

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Thibaut Sautereau (thithib) - Thursday, 05 November 2020, 12:52 GMT
Last edited by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Friday, 20 November 2020, 21:46 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Christian Hesse (eworm)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The /usr/bin/mpv binary provided by the mpv package requires the and shared objects, which are both provided by the libpulse package. However, the libpulse package is not listed as a dependency of the mpv package.

In practice, mpv depends on ffmpeg which itself depends on libpulse so everything works fine. However, according to the Arch package guidelines, transitive dependencies should not be relied on.

Additional info:
* mpv package version: 1:0.32.0-4

Steps to reproduce:
Run ldd on the /usr/bin/mpv and grep for libpulse.
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Closed by  Christian Hesse (eworm)
Friday, 20 November 2020, 21:46 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  mpv 1:0.32.0-6
Comment by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Friday, 20 November 2020, 21:46 GMT
Updated all dependencies...