[FFmpeg-devel] Can we drop OpenJPEG 1.5 in favor of 2.x?

Ben Boeckel mathstuf at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 02:54:21 CEST 2015

On Sat, 24 Oct, 2015 at 21:37:57 GMT, Michael Bradshaw wrote:
> Crap, you're right. Before I started this I checked if Ubuntu had openjpeg2
> and they do[1] but it turns out it's really just openjpeg 1.3 (if anyone
> knows why they made a separate package named libopenjpeg2 when it's really
> openjpeg 1.3, I'd be curious to learn why).

Number suffixes on library packages on Debian (and subsequently Ubuntu)
indicate the soversion of the library. For example, KDE4 has soversion
5, so its package is kdelibs5.

Not obvious or helpful to anywone really, IMO.

-- Ben

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