KDE Multimedia SVN cleanup

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Tue Feb 28 06:58:54 GMT 2012

23.02.2012 21:24, Albert Astals Cid kirjoitti:
> El Dijous, 23 de febrer de 2012, a les 13:47:35, Trever Fischer va escriure:
>> There's a couple of SVN modules under kdemultimedia/ that are looking a
>> little bit crusty. Does anyone know the status of these projects? i.e. who
>> maintains them, what software uses them, what their general purpose is,
>> etc:
>> * ffmpegthumbs - last significant commit was 21 months ago. everything
>> afterwards has been build fixes
> A thumbnailer based on ffmpeg. Easy, eh?

>> * mplayerthumbs - 18 months ago, a memleak fixing commit. Nothing big since
>> then.
> A thumbnailer based on mplayer. Easy, eh?

It also has Phonon support, disabled by default. It doesn't work with
most (all?) phonon backends, though, and I provided a patch in "[PATCH]
mplayerthumbs: Fix phonon support" thread 3 weeks ago with no reply as
of yet. I'll try to contact the author directly about the patch next...

>> My understanding is that the *thumbs projects may now be obseleted by
>> Romain's phononthumbs tool at git.kde.org:scratch/perier/phononthumbs.git
> Can't be that is in a scratch repo. Hope you are not expecting people to use 
> things that are not packaged and even more are in a scratch repo :D


Anssi Hannula

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