[CentOS] Multimedia Workstation using Centos 6.3

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Tue Oct 16 08:36:38 EDT 2012


On Monday, October 15, 2012 05:11:39 PM Nux! wrote:
> I have a lot of multimedia stuff in my repo
> http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/ 

Ah, yes, forgot about Stella and your repos....

> and I'm willing to put some effort
> into backporting from Fedora or create new packages with a multimedia
> focus, time and other resources permit.
> Btw, Ardour3 seems doable.
> If you can come up with a proper list of what's missing, I can look
> into it.

Paul (author of Ardour) doesn't want packaged Ardour3 until it's out of beta, 
but once it's out of beta it would be interesting and doable.  I highly doubt 
any successfully built packages would meet the Fedora packaging guidelines 
(Ardour3 has quite specific requirements, and Paul prefers the in-package 
versions of certain libraries be used instead off the distribution's versions), 
and thus would be a candidate for a third-party repo.  And, of course, this 
isn't Fedora, but packages in the CentOS core do follow the guidelines (pretty 
much, there are exceptions, obviously) that were in effect for the 
corresponding Fedora version (F12/13 in the case of EL6, of course).

Kdenlive similarly has very specific requirements, and they change very 
frequently.

I am in a position to be able to test such packaging, too.


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