Showstoppers, was: Re: Fwd: Re: Release Mode

Michael Pyne michael.pyne at
Tue Dec 4 01:29:02 GMT 2007

On Monday 03 December 2007, Matthias Kretz wrote:
> On Friday 23 November 2007, Matthias Kretz wrote:
> > Bad news. I believe the wav support in xinelib is as bad as the ogg
> > support. But for ogg at least I have a 90% working patch. I'm now going
> > to try and integrate the patch into what should become xinelib 1.1.9.
> >
> > But I've tested mp3s. They work perfectly. So it's not a xine framework
> > problem. Just bad support for free formats. :'(
> I think/hope I found all remaining bugs (wrt this issue) in xine and fixed
> them. The patches just got committed.
> Please everybody that has some spare CPU cycles do the following:
> sudo apt-get install mercurial
> hg clone
> cd xine-lib
> ./
> make
> sudo make install
> cd obj/kdebase
> ccmake ./
> # change xine include and lib paths to /usr/local
> cd runtime/phonon/xine
> make phonon_xine/fast
> make install/fast
> and report any remaining Phonon/Xine/Audio/Video problems.

Well, playing oggs at least seems to work fine, although I had to do it from 
JuK, phononplay was silent for some reason.

Not sure what to test video with, to be honest I'm not sure what the 
phonon-based player for that is in KDE 4. :)

 - Michael Pyne
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