[ubuntu-studio-devel] Kdenlive [Was: Manual Test Cases]

Ross Gammon retail at the-gammons.net
Wed Feb 17 23:24:19 UTC 2016

On 02/16/2016 03:26 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2016, at 08:43 PM, Ross Gammon wrote:
>> On 02/10/2016 03:31 AM, lukefromdc at hushmail.com wrote:
>>> Exactly which version of kdenlive will be in 16.04? I have been building kdenlive
>>> from git master routinely, and here's what I've found: the 15.08 release was a 
>>> buggy mess, 15.12 is very good, both can handle GPU/Movit effects, and the
>>> upcoming 16.04 kdenlive will have many new features which right now change
>>> seemingly every day.
>> Hmmm. At the moment it is 15.08. But Debian sid has 15.12. Kdenlive does
>> not appear in the list of pending merges though. It might be that it has
>> not automatically synced because the ubuntu version includes an epoch
>> "4:" and it seems like the Debian version is older?
>> I will see if I can get 15.12 merged.


> Isn't Kdenlive packages by Kubuntu folks now, since it was added to the
> KDE family? They are the ones who do that work, usually, so please
> contact them.

Yes, they have been maintaining the difference to Debian, because of
some bugs which I believe have been fixed in the new version. I have
subscribed them to the bug so they can jump in if they need to.

> Kdenlive is in Kubuntu's package set, as seen here
> http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/packagesets/xenial/kubuntu.
> We have one too, but none of us has upload rights to our package set.
> kdenlive is not in our package set, believe it or not
> http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/packagesets/xenial/ubuntustudio.

The package set needs to be updated to match the packages we are
interested in now (it looks very old). At the Community Council checkup
meeting in IRC, I was encouraged to become a member. So after the 16.04
release I might begin working towards that :-)

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