Problems with kdemultimedia package
roger.larsson at skelleftea.mail.telia.com
Sun Oct 20 08:09:02 BST 2002
On lördagen den 19 oktober 2002 20.56, Matthias Welwarsky wrote:
> On Saturday 19 October 2002 19:43, Roger Larsson wrote:
> > On lördagen den 19 oktober 2002 12.41, Christopher S Horler wrote:
> > > I've not been following this list in too much detail for a while now.
> > > This email brings to light some concerning issues.
> > >
> > > Arts isn't maintained anymore, presumably there is some plan of action -
> > > changing sound server (to a maintained one)?
> > I do think that arts is maintained, but by too few people. I have
> > been trying to help. But it is hard to find your way around.
> > One example - ogg is supported with tree different approaches
> > * oggvorbis_artsplugin
> > * mpeglib_artsplug/oggPlayObject_impl
> > * arts/flow/gsl/gslloader-oggvorbis
> > This causes some problems - see Bug 37251 as an example...
> > I had made a patch for oggvorbis_artsplugin
> > But got the answer - It is old... should not be used...
> > The newest (I think) is gslloader-oggvorbis, and it works. But most people
> > use mpeglib unknowingly...
> Please try the attached patch and tell me if it works now. It should result
> GSLPlayObject being preferred over OGGPlayObject if streaming is not needed.
> > How do the core developers use it? Could you please remove code that
> > is not expected to be used?
> Sometimes, different versions of playobjects support different types of
> features/interfaces. That's the reason why there's two different playobjects
> for Ogg Vorbis - the one in mpeglib_artsplugin supports streaming, the one
> arts does not.
The patch works!
I have not tested if the streaming still works.
But why don't we have ONE implementation that works...
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