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Re: the way forward for kde3, xine, and arts

On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 11:07:27AM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
 > > Let's try this again, since the last attempt didn't have the right
 > > Subject: and so probably nobody noticed.
 > > 
 > > kde3 broke recently because the new xine-lib removed the xine-arts
 > > plugin, which is required by several kde3 packages.
 > > 
 > > Does anyone know what the recommended approach to dealing with this
 > > is? We can probably for now restore the xine-arts plugin (although
 > > it'll take work) but that's not a good long-term plan if there's
 > > another alternative.
 > I just built kdemultimedia3 against an old xine-lib and xine-arts and 
 > then rebuilt having removed the xine-arts dependency and got no 
 > noticable difference in the package.   I can't remember why I 
 > originally added the xine-arts dependency but looks like its no longer 
 > needed.  That will get kdemultimedia3 building which in turn should 
 > allow the kde3 meta-pkg to build.  Then its just a few stray kde3 
 > packages (kmplayer-kde3 any others?) that need to be looked at.

That's the only one I can find with grep. Other stuff that's failed
seems to have done so via kdemultimedia3.

The problem with kaffeine and xine is not related.

David A. Holland

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