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From Marcus <>
Subject Re: gstreamer status for 4.2.0-dev?
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2018 21:27:36 GMT
Am 05.06.2018 um 08:14 schrieb Dave Fisher:
> Those who need to support older versions of Centos with newer versions of Openoffice
should come forward and do the work!

also a valid argument. ;-)


>> On Jun 4, 2018, at 10:59 PM, Peter Kovacs <> wrote:
>> How about we ask the community if we need to support centOS6?
>> If no one uses CentOS6 maybe we make a fuzz for nothing. I am not aware that another
distro is using that old versions.
>> The important thing is how much users we say we need to extend the support to CentOS
>> I would also include the symbolic patch that Damjan provided. So we can build gstreamer
support in general, but do not have to deliver it.
>> Am 4. Juni 2018 21:09:52 MESZ schrieb Jim Jagielski <>:
>>> I am setup to be able to provide both CentOS5 Linux builds, for "old"
>>> systems (and gstreamer 0.10), and Ubuntu-or-CentOS6 Linux builds for
>>> newer ones (and gstreamer 1.x), so if that is the decision, that's fine
>>> w/ me. It increases, substantially, the total volume of releases we
>>> need to do, which is a factor, so we need to make sure our distro
>>> channel is aware.
>>> I just don't like the one "making" that decision... but that's the only
>>> one I'm qualified to make since that's the only one I'm qualified to
>>> adjust trunk to represent (that is, pull the gstreamer-0.10 stuff from
>>> 4.1.5 and reincorporate it into trunk to exist in parallel w/ the new
>>> gstreamer-1.x stuff in there now).
>>> FWIW, our inability to follow-through on this single issue is quite
>>> bothersome to me...
>>>> On May 30, 2018, at 6:19 PM, Torokhov Sergey <>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 29.05.2018, 21:30, "Jim Jagielski" <>:
>>>>> I think the hope is to continue using CentOS5 for our official AOO
>>> community builds. If not, then this becomes much easier, but it is,
>>> IMO, a major policy decision to do that. recall that gstreamer-1.x is
>>> incompatible w/ CentOS5.
>>>>> I have no idea how to do #2 but #1 looks like simple brute force.
>>> Certainly not elegant but if that's what it takes to get past this
>>> holding pattern, then that's what we have to do.
>>>> Some packages provides builds both for old and new systems.
>>>> E.g. here ( )
>>> presented
>>>> packages both for old Debian and Ubuntu (Debian 7, Ubuntu 12.04 ) and
>>> their new releases (Debian 8, Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04, 18.04 ).
>>>> Could it be a solution to prepare separate packages?

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