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RE: [opensuse-factory] RE: [Bug 847971] Chromium from openSUSE has MP3/MP4 support
From: tittiatcoke@xxxxxxxxx
To: opensuse-factory@xxxxxxxxxxxx
CC: ignacioareta@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [opensuse-factory] RE: [Bug 847971] Chromium from openSUSE has
MP3/MP4 support
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:20:01 -0800

On Saturday 23 November 2013 16:32:21 Ignacio Areta wrote:

OK, with these flags you generate the chromium-ffmpeg package and move it to
Packman. But what about the chromium-ffmpegsumo? Isn't it generated from
the Chromium's source? If yes, what build flag are you using?

Just to do you a favor, I build chromium-dev in your proposed way. This
directly had as a consequence that the proprietary codecs are no longer
supported, regardless if you build the ffmpeg package on packman with this

Removed in revision 26 (I didn't test it), back in revision 28.

As already indicated, if you don't want to have any proprietary codecs on your
system, then I guess you better stick to Opera and/or FireFox. The only way
that Chromium will change the build-flags is either based on the indication
from a majority that this is what they want or the indication from the SuSE
legal team that these codecs are indeed not allowed to be build on the

Personally I don't have any problem with the proprietary formats support in
Chromium (altough I don't like them). But I'm concerning because the things
aren't working as expected, the browser should play these formats only when the
chromium-ffmpeg from Packman is installed.

Ignacio --
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