Use phonon from Qt or kdesupport?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Jul 21 21:05:55 BST 2009

Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>>> Thiago Macieira wrote:
>>>> Ian Wadham wrote:
>>>>> Which Phonon will actually go out with KDE 4.3?
>>>> None new. Only the one from KDE 4.2.
>>>> The next version of Phonon will be packaged with Qt only. It will
>>>> not be released as a separate package. Which is why KDE should work
>>>> with the bundled Phonon.
>>> ...but that phonon has fewer backends than the one from kdesupport,
>>> and will never add those it is missing? (This is my understanding of
>>> what you said[1].) Doesn't that /mandate/ a separate backend package?
>>> Or are you really intending to just drop backends?
>> Neither. You can build the other backends separately.
>Huh? If I build them separately, that by definition makes them separate
>packages. (Okay, so instead of "a separate backend package" you're
>saying there should be "one package per backend that is not part of Qt".
>Still sounds like tomaeto/tomahto to me...)
>Maybe I am confused, do the extra backends live somewhere that isn't

Sorry, I think I was confused. I meant that there will be no 
phonon+backends package. But we can have a backends-only package.

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