How to install a software relying on taglib on a linux OS with out taglib?

berlinud berlinudberlinud at
Tue Aug 24 02:59:42 CEST 2010

I got it,
Thanks for correcting my mistaken understanding.
I think maybe I should release two versions parallely.
One with full libs that are not defaultly installed on linux releases.
And another with only the core program and provide the way to get those libs.

On 8/23/10, Jeff Mitchell <mitchell at> wrote:
> On 08/23/2010 12:19 AM, berlinud wrote:
>> Really?
>> I will find a computer with newly installed linux and check it out.
>> If that's true,it will save me much time.
> He didn't say it was installed by default -- that will be highly
> dependent upon what software you choose during the distro installation.
> For instance, an installation with nearly any KDE packages in it is
> likely to have taglib as well, but a pure-GNOME installation may not.
> What he said was that nearly every distro has it available as a package,
> even if it's not installed by default. It would be far easier for you to
> say "install taglib from your system packages if you don't have it
> already" than to roll it in statically.
> --Jeff

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