[paludis-user] Properly handling transition from ffmpeg to libav

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 16 20:19:53 UTC 2013

On Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:15:35 +0100
Rodolphe Rocca <maitrechang at gmail.com> wrote:
> what is the correct cave command(s) to issue to handle the switch from
> virtual/ffmpeg|media-video/ffmpeg to media-video/libav that is
> happening in Gentoo ?
> I think that basically I need to :
> - uninstall media-video/ffmpeg
> - uninstall virtual/ffmpeg
> - install media-video/libav
> - reinstall-dependents-of virtual/ffmpeg
> But each cave command that I try ends with various blockers.

You'll need to read those blockers, and then use 'cave show -c' to see
what dependencies are involved. In particular, look for changes in
dependencies between installed and installable packages, and reinstall
anything where that happens.

Ciaran McCreesh
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