[Frugalware-devel] add default phonon backend

Michel Hermier hermier at frugalware.org
Wed Jun 1 13:05:56 CEST 2011

> On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 06:10:51PM +0300, Marius Cirsta
> <mforce2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This in turn causes phonon to not work and fail when KDE or KDE apps
>> try to play sound through it. One unfortunate side effect of this is
>> bug FS#4423  where shutdown and restart fail in KDE because of this.
>> A default backend must be present for phonon to work and I've chosen
>> the xine one as it was the first one on Unix and is more stable. Added
>> it asa rodepends to avoid a circular dependency issue.
>> Attached is the git patch.
>> P.S.  Michel I apologize for cc-ing you but I thought it might be of
>> interest as we've talked about this before.
> Actually you did not CC him. :)
> I agree with the patch in general, thanks for doing it. Two concerns:
> - Michel, can you please ACK this patch? IIRC last time you mentioned
>   you're rather fix KDE's code to handle missing phonon backends
>   gracefully. That sounds fine to me as well, of you have a patch (since
>   Marius *has* a patch.)

This is not the complicated part, this is the easy fix, and I don't like it.
I really need to take so time to investigate this issue... before I take a
real decisions.

> - Before applying it, phonon-backend-xine should be moved to main to
>   prevent testsuite breakage.

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