Move kwalletmanager?

Matt Rogers mattr at
Sun Jan 13 15:31:57 CET 2008

On Jan 13, 2008, at 8:29 AM, Thomas Zander wrote:

> On Sunday 13 January 2008 14:55:44 Stephan Binner wrote:
>>> I think it is fine in kdemultimedia.
>> So workspace makes sound/noise (and not few) but you have no control
>> over volume/mute without an additional module?
> doesn't phonon provide volume support nowadays?
> Admittedly, you still need some backend installed. But you need that
> anyway to play sounds in the first place.
> Makes me wonder; if we want to have sound; we depend on xine or  
> gstreamer,
> right? I mean; depend as in a packaging manner.  No sound without
> installing some multimedia backend.
> On that note; doesn't it make sense to tell people they need  
> kdemultimedia
> to have some sound? Assuming that kdemultimedia will actually pull  
> in a
> backend automatically (again, thinking packaging dependencies here).
> Alternatively; (thinking a bit more long term now) someone should  
> write a
> applet we can ship in kdebase which only depends on phonon and is  
> capable
> of muting and altering main volume via phonon. Which then naturally  
> does
> not depend on any backend.
> Just to point out that moving kmix to kdebase is by far not the only
> solution to this also not exactly black&white problem ;)

Except that kdebase already includes the xine backend so that you  
don't need to pull in another module to get sound.

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