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Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Fix spelling errors found by lintian.




>> Not sure if it's the right place to ask but is there a reason for not
>> including "libavutil/x86/asm.h" somewhere in the subversion? This
>> FFmpeg file seems to be the only one needed for a successful
>> compilation with a shared FFmpeg library. It seems to be a private
>> header and therefore not included in Debian's or any other Linux
>> distros (that I know of). It's used in:
>
> I do not mind that much, it's just that it would be effort to maintain.
> If you were to volunteer to from time to time update (or remind someone
> to update) it if it's changed in FFmpeg then I'd not even have a minor
> objection left :)

Currently I manually run a script that tells me "UPDATE ASM.H IN
MPLAYER" whenever the files changes in the FFmpeg master branch. It
would take about the same amount of effort to fix it in the packaging
for Debian or update/ping someone in here.  I don't mind helping for
as long as I work in the Debian packaging which hopefully would be for
a while.

This should also help others since from a quick look:
Arch Linux => just dumps FFmpeg 2.6.2 into their source
Fedora => patches in a static asm.h
Gentoo => Downloads asm.h from FFmpeg master.

Gentoo also downloads
libavcodec/allcodecs.c
libavformat/allformats.c
libavfilter/allfilters.c

Which are always checked for but I think the information from those
files is only used if using an internal copy of FFmpeg.

Including it or not, either way is fine by me.

In an on topic note. Hopefully the spelling typo patch gets included
if there are no objections. The FFmpeg transition should begin today
so hopefully a mplayer upload should follow soon.

Cheers,
Miguel
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