Newer Debian / Ubuntu distros provide ffmpeg libraries that are recent enough for us to use:
We should deprecate our private package (#1256) for those distros and ensure we build against the system version.
This may require using
Replaces tags to ensure the package is not installed.
Done for "bionic" in r18106.
r18222: buster should now upgrade and remove the old
Let's not deal with stretch and artful, leaving it to the distro upgrade to make the transition to the new dependencies.
This will do for now, hopefully ffmpeg 4.0 won't force us to use functions that aren't available in 3.4.x (see #1772)
Had to clean the build chroot and remove
ffmpeg-xpra to ensure it doesn't get picked up by the build file because then the DEB both depends and conflicts with the ffmpeg package!
Removed completely in v4: r23978.
this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/1751