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Re: Gearing up to start maintaining EPEL packages.. any pointers?





On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy nobugconsulting ro> wrote:
/me hoping to see istanbul arriving in EPEL and reiterating the offer to
do the monkey work for that


Right... istanbul.  I wasn't going to start with that.  I have to take a close look at what gstreamer is available for each epel branch.  I do remember that gstreamer 0.10  good plugins was missing the necessary video capture module in at least one Fedora release, which has consequences on which istanbul codebase version that has to be used.

Not to diss istanbul or anything, but the gstreamer framework complicates things. Have you look at the other option in this area... gtk-recordmydesktop and recordmydesktop... which does not rely on gst at all and is using libraries directly.  I haven't made a comparison myself, but I'm concerned that the gst framework might make istanbul problematic to maintain for EPEL.

-jef




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