Description of problem:
libvpx 1.5.0 has been released see: https://groups.google.com/a/webmproject.org/forum/#!topic/codec-devel/0rjNpFerYs8
It improves both vp9 encoding and decoding performance so would be nice to have it.
Unfortunately it breaks ABI so a rebuild of deps will be required.
The break in ABI is reflected by a bump of the soname version. This calls for either a parallel package (libvpx15, or libvpx14 and libvpx), or introduction into the new Fedora release. (But I'm not totally aware of the Fedora update rules on this - just saying.)
An entry in the upstream release monitoring database wouldn't be bad either. Let me note that the source URL has moved to
(BTW, 1.5.0 seems to build fine with a few SPEC adaptations.)
xpra really benefits from 1.5 for speed, so this would get a vote from me :)
I don't mind doing this in rawhide, but I'm going to have to be convinced to do this for any other branches.
libvpx-1.5.0 is now in rawhide. All dependencies that repoquery found have been rebuilt: