>>> Reply on 26-10-2006 13:19:59 <<<> On 2006-10-26 12:07:37 +0200, Dominique Leuenberger wrote:
> > Just for me to be sure (and not to miss something):
> > Do I require an installation of every OS Version / Arch that I want
> to
> > create packages for?
> > 
> > As I just became the official package manager of a video client
> > everybody knows (3letter) for SUSE Linux Versions, we'd like to offer
> > packages of course for as many archs and versions as possible.
> > 
> > But then again, my hardware availability (and budget to change this)
> > are very limited (versions could be installed in virtual machines).
> > 
> > Do I see this right or is there a 'way around' ?
> packman has vlc already. iirc
> why duplicate the work?
The VLC Team is looking for official packages with own support (with a set of defined libs and compiler parameters). And thus the work has to be redone in that way.
But don't worry for that: The packages for VLC are not that difficult once you find all the deps to put it :-)

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