[KDE/Mac] phonon vs qtmultimedia
René J.V. Bertin
rjvbertin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 23:01:43 UTC 2015
On Friday January 16 2015 07:23:26 Ian Wadham wrote:
> I think those options came from MacPorts' portgroup file for cmake. It is
> applied to every package in MacPorts that requires CMake.
Some will, others (KDE related) will come from the respective (KDE) port group.
> I do not know why Apple OS X requires full paths for libraries, but I imagine
I think you can make do without a path at all, just the filename (as long as the library is in one of the default locations?)
> P.S. Phonon would be a huge overkill if all it is doing is playing notification sounds.
> We certainly found that it was an overkill for KDE games --- and slow to respond
> when tenths of a second matter. "Using cannons to shoot sparrows" comes to
> mind (a German saying, I believe).
Heh, in the Netherlands we use cannons to shoot mosquitoes. And then they say that people from Marseille exaggerate :))
ANyway, yes, Phonon is slow. On my netbook I routinely get notification sounds not tenths of but full seconds after an event (like a switching to or from battery power).
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