mlt has an incomplete/incorrect tarball

Erich Eickmeyer eeickmeyer at
Sat Aug 27 23:16:04 UTC 2022

Thanks, Steve! I'll go ahead and proceed with the +us plan seeing as how 
+repack just simply didn't seem like a good description. :)

On Saturday, August 27, 2022 4:12:09 PM PDT Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi Erich,
> Given the options the Debian maintainer presented, it sounds like they are
> not planning themselves on fixing this in the current upstream version.
> Having checked that this is the case, I think it's ok for us in Ubuntu to
> upload with a new tarball versioned as +repack (or +us - ubuntu source,
> analagous to the +ds extension used in Debian), relying on the fact that we
> are unlikely to need to sync any critical fixes from Debian between now and
> the packaging of the next upstream release.

Erich Eickmeyer
Project Leader - Ubuntu Studio
Member - Ubuntu Community Council
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