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Bug 642508 - media-video/vlc disable directfb
Summary: media-video/vlc disable directfb
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Media-video project
Whiteboard: fixed in 3.0.0
Depends on: CVE-2017-10699, CVE-2017-9300, CVE-2017-9301 640398
Blocks: 606194
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Reported: 2017-12-28 11:59 UTC by Pacho Ramos
Modified: 2018-02-27 23:01 UTC (History)
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Description Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2017-12-28 11:59:59 UTC
To allow us to finally remove dev-libs/DirectFB (bug 606194)
Comment 1 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2017-12-28 12:11:02 UTC
Upstream has dropped this already in 3.0 branch, supposedly released soon.
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2017-12-30 01:47:05 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 2638326a27af21509db24056dd9b037c1f3ed7ed
Author:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
AuthorDate: 2017-12-30 01:35:45 +0000
Commit:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
CommitDate: 2017-12-30 01:46:49 +0000

    media-video/vlc: Drop USE=directfb
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.19, Repoman-2.3.6

 media-video/vlc/vlc-2.2.8-r1.ebuild | 5 ++---
 media-video/vlc/vlc-2.2.9999.ebuild | 5 ++---
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)}
Comment 3 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2017-12-30 01:49:03 UTC
Let's accelerate this.
Comment 4 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2018-02-27 23:01:28 UTC
directfb support is gone now.