x264 RPM installed/not installed

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 5 16:50:32 UTC 2008

> Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 16:49:39 +0100
> From: mschwendt at gmail.com
> To: fedora-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: x264 RPM installed/not installed
> On 05/02/2008, Da Rock  wrote:
>> Sounds strange huh?
>> I know I've been pesky with 3 threads on the run, but please bear with me.
>> I've just installed another repo based on info through the list - livna. Since then I've had some weird errors. The updater offers some 14 updates- which I wasn't able to update based on a missing file required: libx264.so.56.
>> So I ran a provides and whatprovides through the cmd yum and it says x264.i386 is to blame. I check if its installed through the software tool and yes it is. So I uninstall and try updating again: it works! But x264 is no longer installed. So I install x264.i386 - only this time its a livna rpm. It installs, but I check mplayer and only 1 option is installed, so no mencoder which is what I need. If I try to install it it says its still missing the shared object library.
>> I check again through yum and it says its installed- except its the freshrpms rpm version. Either way I can't get mencoder installed again.
>> Any ideas?
> In the list archives, Jan 29th, subject "‎libx264.so.56, where art
> thou?" explains in what way livna and freshrpms conflict with regard
> to the x264 package.
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Ok - thanks for the info, but is there no way to rectify the problem? A workaround even?
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