Originally Posted by jyavenard
Stephen, I submitted a libvdpau package to debian+ubuntu last month. It hasn't created much interest by the debian folks whom seem rather nvidia suspicious (to do with "free" license).
For Ubuntu, it will be in use for 9.10 and they have already made plan of using this package for the weekly mythtv build.
mplayer , mythtv and other vdpau related program are build agaist the libvdpau package in my repository : www.avenard.org/media
I use Debian but sometimes the attitude annoys me...
You should try talking with Christian Marillat who works on the debian-multimedia repositories. He may be a bit more responsive.