[FFmpeg-user] Works in ffmpeg-git, doesn't in ffmpeg 1:4.2.2-5

Ted Park kumowoon1025 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 11:35:08 EEST 2020

> On Apr 7, 2020, at 03:22, Carl Zwanzig <cpz at tuunq.com> wrote:
> On 4/6/2020 6:59 PM, Kai Hendry wrote:
>> For several months as an Archlinux user, kms screen capture has been broken in the standard ffmpeg package.
>> The resolution of the ticket was "invalid", but the problem remains, that the ffmpeg release doesn't work.
>> So how can I help get a stable release out?
> If you're using an _archlinux_ package, you need to talk to the archlinux folks who make it. The ffmpeg project only provides the builds on it's web own site.  ffmpeg is another example where using the distro's package is probably not a good idea.
> z!

Are you talking about how like Debian got their ffmpeg packages hijacked years ago

I think the ffmpeg on the default sources are mostly fine nowadays, if a little slow on the update.

Ted Park

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