[kde-freebsd] Re: amarok and audio cd

Andriy Gapon avg at freebsd.org
Mon Dec 6 17:27:30 CET 2010

on 03/12/2010 21:40 Krzysztof Dajka said the following:
> Hi,
> Andriy I'm having the same issues using KDE under FreeBSD. I'm using
> dolphin from time to time to rip & encode my audio CDs to flacs, but I
> can't ever recall to rip audio tracks under Freebsd's Amarok. I
> remember that few versions of Amarok2 under Linux had the same
> problem. A lot of working features got lost during transmission from
> qt3->qt4 and kde3->kde4. I remeber reading on http://amarok.kde.org
> long time ago that playing/ripping audio CDs won't be implemented in
> Amarok2 as none of developers owns such discs. Few months later I
> managed to rip cd's with Amarok (I never managed to play audio cd
> under Debian or Arch Linux). Since KDE4 playing/ripping had been
> neglected feature in kde.

I've came up with a patch for amarok that I've posted here:

> I'd would be really happy if I'd manage to run EAC under wine on
> FreeBSDs, as it would solve most problems using I've been experiencing
> in *NIX world.
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> I very rarely use Audio CDs on my PCs, but had to do that earlier today.
>> It seems that KDE (I have 4.5.3) gets confused about Audio CDs somehow.
>> E.g. dolphin shows audio tracks and various sub-folders for transcoded
>> representations, but "preview playing" in dolphin doesn't do anything.
>> amarok on the other hand show zero track count for the CD and thus can't play it
>> back either.
>> Software that is not integrated into KDE is able to play the CD without any
>> problems, e.g. audacious.
>> So, I wonder if this is my local problem, or a KDE/FreeBSD problem or a general
>> KDE problem.  Can anyone reproduce the issue?
>> What things could/should I look at additionally?

Andriy Gapon

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