[FFmpeg-user] trouble converting from .aif on Ubuntu 10.04 server

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Mon Nov 5 00:23:05 CET 2012

On Sun, 4 Nov 2012 22:56:02 +0000 (UTC)
Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:

> lapostal <lapostal <at> marue.at> writes:
> > that's quite interesting, as that version is what 
> > Ubuntu installs when using apt. I already had the 
> > suspicion, now i know for sure, that Ubuntu 10.04's
> > ffmpeg packages are quite outdated.
> They are not simply outdated.
> (While that by itself is not good, it is 
> also true for many/most other packages.)
> The package is intentionally broken in the 
> sense that it does not contain FFmpeg but 
> a fork that does not backport bug-fixes 
> (including security-relevant ones) from 
> FFmpeg.
> See http://blog.pkh.me/p/13-the-ffmpeg-libav-situation.html 
> for more information.
> Carl Eugen

Ubuntu was still using FFmpeg until 11.04 (Natty Narwhal), IIRC.

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