The first pre-release version of the new vlc 2.1.x branch is available for fedora 18 users.
This realease has seen a lot of license changes for certains modules from GPLv2+ to LGPLv2+.
Others main changes for Linux are: Core:
- Audio core rewrite - Add an audio fingerprinter
- Support for libopus - Hardware acceleration improvements
-high10, high422 and high444 encoding support in h264
- Various improvements in DASH support - HTTP support for Internationalized Domain Names - Add support for VNC/rfb in view only mode - Add support for Remote Desktop/RDP in view only mode
Specifically for the ARM build:
- Various NEON optmizations - OpenMAX IL Videout output
This package is a rebuilt form the version already available in RPM Fusin for Rawhide/Fedora 20. I will made vlc 2.1 available for Fedora 19 as a regular RPM Fusion update once stable.
The build are available in my kwizart-testing repository for i686, x86_64, arm and armhfp for Fedora 18 only for now.
$ sudo yum install vlc --enablerepo=kwizart-testing
You can eventually report a bug on the RPM Fusion bugzilla tracking Rawhide if needed.