[79909] trunk/dports/multimedia/ffmpeg-devel

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at macports.org
Wed Jun 29 10:25:33 PDT 2011

On Jun 29, 2011, at 2:01 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> All this fetching strangeness was only needed before because ffmpeg-devel fetched from Subversion, and this repository used Subversion externals (in particular for libswscale), and those externals were not pegged to a specific revision, meaning that even if we asked for revision X of ffmpeg, we would always get revision HEAD of swscale, not the revision of swscale that had been current as of revision X of ffmpeg, and this frequently caused breakage as libswscale's HEAD advanced in ways which were incompatible with old versions of ffmpeg.
> Now that git is being used instead of svn, is any of this special code still necessary? Or can the port simplify to using the normal "fetch.type git" mechanism? I am not familiar with git; how is libswscale now being handled in this git repository?

libswscale exists in the main repository now.

I didn't realize that fetch.type git was in the released MacPorts.  I'm updating it now.


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