Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] rhythmbox's dependency on totem

On Mon, 2005-12-05 at 09:47 +0000, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-12-05 at 09:38 +0000, Zaheer Merali wrote:
> > Hi guys
> > 
> > Sorry if this has been posted before.  There is a patch here in
> > Gentoo's bugzilla that
> > makes rhythmbox's dependency on totem optional.  I don't know how much
> > value it is with totem as part of Gnome now.  But there exists this
> > patch.
> > 
> > If it is not going to be incorporated upstream, then we can close this
> > bug.  If it is incorporated upstream, then we can also close this bug
> > on next release :)
> This would make iRadio, and playlist imports not work anymore. Moreover,
> Rhythmbox only depends on the playlist parser from Totem, not on Totem
> itself, so it's really only a problem if you're compiling from source.
> Given the dependencies of Totem (which are pretty much "a decently
> recent GNOME platform"), I'd say that the point is moot, given the loss
> in functionality incurred.

Obviously, I didn't look at the patch, which imports a copy of the
parser in the Rhythmbox sources to which I say "urgh!".

Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> 
Surviving Bill Clinton was like having survived Caligula. -- John

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