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FS#8610 - [libmpeg2] separate mpeg2dec or make its dependencies optional

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Opened by Roman Kyrylych (Romashka) - Sunday, 11 November 2007, 13:33 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Friday, 15 August 2008, 11:06 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Roman Kyrylych (Romashka)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


libmpeg2 package depends on sdl, libsm and libxv
But they are not needed for the library, only for mpeg2dec utility included in it.

I suggest to split this package to libmpeg2 and mpeg2dec.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Friday, 15 August 2008, 11:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  pkg not splitted, moved the deps to optdepends.
Comment by Roman Kyrylych (Romashka) - Sunday, 11 November 2007, 13:37 GMT
In fact, mpeg2dec and libmpeg2 they are two separate projects, but "The libmpeg2 source code is always distributed in the mpeg2dec package, to make it easier for people to test it."
Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 21 November 2007, 21:21 GMT
go on and split it if you like. you can also maintain it if you want. c u on jabber/icq.
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Sunday, 04 May 2008, 18:18 GMT
i suggest removing it from the depends and adding an install file stating if you want to use the mpeg2dec utility install sdl, libsm and libxv. this way everyone is happy? seems like there is gonna be a new release soon