[PATCH] Removed double re-muxing of AAC audio (national radio) to M4A

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Feb 12 19:32:36 EST 2013

On Wed, 2013-02-13 at 00:28 +0000, dinkypumpkin wrote:
> Thanks for running that down.  Here is what I think it means:
> 1. ffmpeg was forked as libav in early 2011.  Your ffmpeg 0.5.9 (from 
> Ubuntu Lucid repository) is derived from code before the fork.
> 2. Sometime after the fork - but before Jon made his Lucid build of 
> ffmpeg-static - the relevant change was made to the original ffmpeg LINE 
> (from whence Jon's build is derived), but not to the libav fork. 
> Unfortunately, I have no idea what that change was.
> 3. The libav fork was adopted by Debian and then by Ubuntu in 11.04 
> (natty).  The libav fork would be the version you tried in Precise, and 
> it apparently still lacks the particular bit of secret sauce you need.
> It would seem you'll be OK as long as you stay on Lucid and use Jon's 
> PPA.  If or when you want to move to a later version of Ubuntu, you'll 
> probably need to procure a build from the original ffmpeg line, not the 
> libav fork.  Jon's get_iplayer PPA switched to using the default libav 
> version for 12.04+, but there are other PPAs with builds from the 
> original ffmpeg line.  There are also some cookbook guides to building 
> it yourself on Ubuntu.

This is what 'git bisect' was invented for...


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