Bug 24998 - [Update Request] youtube-dl needs to be updated to a more recent release
Summary: [Update Request] youtube-dl needs to be updated to a more recent release
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
Priority: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: QA Team
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: MGA6TOO MGA7-64-OK MGA6-64-OK MGA7-32...
Keywords: advisory, validated_update
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-06-24 16:31 CEST by David GEIGER
Modified: 2019-07-14 20:53 CEST (History)
5 users (show)

See Also:
Source RPM: youtube-dl-2019.04.30-1.mga6.noarch.rpm
Status comment:


Description David GEIGER 2019-06-24 16:31:47 CEST
Assigning to QA, to test only try to download from Youtube site.


Our current release needs now to be updated.
This update fixes bugs/increases compatibility with supported online video platforms and adds support for additional such platforms.

Packages in 6/core/updates_testing:

Source RPM:
David GEIGER 2019-06-24 16:53:21 CEST

Version: Cauldron => 6

Comment 1 Len Lawrence 2019-06-25 09:28:07 CEST
mga6, x86_64

Updated this package and successfully downloaded a short SciFi film from Youtube.

Whiteboard: (none) => MGA6-64-OK
CC: (none) => tarazed25

Comment 2 PC LX 2019-06-25 12:59:14 CEST
Installed and tested without issues.

Tested on youtube, vimeo and bitchute.

System: Mageia 6, x86_64, Intel CPU.

$ uname -a
Linux marte 4.14.127-desktop-1.mga6 #1 SMP Mon Jun 17 21:30:07 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
$ rpm -q youtube-dl

CC: (none) => mageia

Comment 3 David GEIGER 2019-06-30 11:12:58 CEST
Also an update for mga7!

Packages in 7/core/updates_testing:

Source RPM:

Whiteboard: MGA6-64-OK => MGA7TOO, MGA6-64-OK

Comment 4 Herman Viaene 2019-07-01 12:15:00 CEST
MGA7-32 MATE on IBM Thinkpad R50e
Installed youtube-dl-2019.06.21-1.mga7.noarch.rpm and youtube-dl-gui.
$ youtube-dl -h
Usage: youtube-dl [OPTIONS] URL [URL...]

  General Options:
    -h, --help                       Print this help text and exit
    --version                        Print program version and exit
and a load more .......
$ youtube-dl --version

Continuing later ....

CC: (none) => herman.viaene

Comment 5 Herman Viaene 2019-07-01 14:38:23 CEST
Used the gui to download some youtube movie, works OK.

Whiteboard: MGA7TOO, MGA6-64-OK => MGA7TOO MGA6-64-OK MGA7-32-OK

Comment 6 Kristoffer Grundström 2019-07-02 02:04:52 CEST
Note that if you run youtube-dl -U as root you will get a newer update as well.
Latest version is now 2019.07.02.

CC: (none) => hamnisdude

Comment 7 Herman Viaene 2019-07-06 10:49:59 CEST
MGA6-32 MATE on IBM Thinkpad R50e
Installed youtube-dl-2019.06.21-1.mga6.noarch.rpm but I did not see the youtube-dl-gui in the repos (just a side remark).
$ youtube-dl --version

$ youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=<some video>
Download finishes OK, file plays OK.

Whiteboard: MGA7TOO MGA6-64-OK MGA7-32-OK => MGA7TOO MGA6-64-OK MGA7-32-OK MGA6.32-OK

Herman Viaene 2019-07-06 10:50:57 CEST

Whiteboard: MGA7TOO MGA6-64-OK MGA7-32-OK MGA6.32-OK => MGA7TOO MGA6-64-OK MGA7-32-OK MGA6-32-OK

Comment 8 Rémi Verschelde 2019-07-10 10:06:09 CEST
Tested successfully on Mageia 7 x86_64.

Whiteboard: MGA7TOO MGA6-64-OK MGA7-32-OK MGA6-32-OK => MGA6TOO MGA7-64-OK MGA6-64-OK MGA7-32-OK MGA6-32-OK
Version: 6 => 7

Comment 9 Rémi Verschelde 2019-07-10 10:09:39 CEST
Advisory uploaded, validating.

Keywords: (none) => advisory, validated_update
CC: (none) => sysadmin-bugs

Comment 10 Mageia Robot 2019-07-10 12:45:29 CEST
An update for this issue has been pushed to the Mageia Updates repository.


Resolution: (none) => FIXED

Comment 11 Kristoffer Grundström 2019-07-14 20:53:38 CEST
youtube-dl has been updated to 2019-07-14 by doing youtube-dl -U.

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